Soils: Calcareous soil and blue marl, yet winds are just as important: the “vent Cers” from the northwest brings cold, dry weather as a counterpoint to the warm, humid air to the east, the Mediterranean “vent Marin”
Elevation: 170–660 feet
Vinification: Destemmed and fermented for four weeks in concrete
Aging: 9-10 months in old Burgundy barrels. Bottled without sulfur.