Aromas of sauteed lemons, crushed shells, incense. Refined, tangy, precise: flavors of grapefruit, orange rind, lemon curd. Hand-harvested. Pressed immediately, with juice held in tank for 24 hours to settle naturally. Fermented on indigenous yeasts in French oak barrels (10% new.) Aged just under one year in barrel. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. VINEYARDS: Estate vines are located in lieu-dit ‘Butteaux,’ the southwest corner of ‘Montmains.’ Pure Kimmeridgian soils are called “millefeuille,” or many-layered, with white clay and fossilized oyster shells. AGE OF VINES: 50 years.