Aromas of red and black berries, warm earth, licorice, light smoke. Tannic yet balanced; layered. Flavors of blackberry, red plum, licorice; refined minerality. Hand-harvested. Destemmed; fermented on indigenous yeasts in temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks. Aged in older French barrels (30% new) for one year. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. Estate vines were planted by winemaker Etienne Delarche’s father in ‘Renardes,’ part of the larger Corton grand cru vineyard. Facing southeast, vines sit at 900 feet in altitude; the slope’s stony soils mix brown limestone and iron-rich marl.