Château Grange Cochard – Cuvee Côte du Py AOC Morgon – 2020
Our cuvee: Coming from 2 plots of very old and qualitative vines of gamay located on granitic and blue stones of the well-known lieu-dit « Côte du Py ». Harvesting by hand. Traditional semi-carbonic maceration and careful extraction. Maturing in cask. Non fining. Low sulfites.
Country/Region/Appellation: France / Beaujolais / AOC Morgon
Estate Name: Château Grange Cochard
Cuvee: Côte du Py
Surface area of the cuvee: 1.5 ha
Grape Variety: 100% gamay
Wine style: Still red
Available volume: 5 000 bottles
Planting vine density: 10 000 plants / hectare
Average age of the vineyard: 50 years
Yield: 45 hl / ha
Soil: Granite and blue stones
Work in the vineyard: Traditional pruning of the vine stock in « gobelet ». No staking of the grapevine. All the work is made by hand (pruning, disbudding, ploughing).
Harvesting: Handpicked with great care. In little buckets of 18-20 kgs each.
Sorting out: By hand before vatting. Non crushing of the bunches.
Wine making: Traditional semi-carbonic maceration in vat. 1/3 of the bunches remaining entire and 2/3 are removed from the stalk.
Maturing: 2/3 maturing in cask et 1/3 in barrels during 11 months.
Alcohol: 13.5 %
Residual Sugar: < 2 gr / l
Low sulphites: YES ≤ 40 mg/l
Closure: Diam cork – sensorial neutrality guarantee
Bio: In progress