1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Bourgogne Blanc
(a blend of four parcels : Herbeaux, En l’Ormeau, La Monatine, and Sous la Velle)
Chardonnay About 20 yrs Clay, Limestone 1.07 ha
Bourgogne Aligoté
Aligoté About 25 yrs Clay, Limestone 0.20 ha
Meursault “En La Barre”
Chardonnay About 38 yrs Clay, Limestone 1.62 ha
Meursault “Les Tillets”
Chardonnay About 29 yrs Clay, Limestone .66 ha
Meursault Blagny 1er Cru
(from the lieu-dit, La Pièce Sous le Bois)
Chardonnay About 27 years Clay, Limestone .50 ha
Meursault Charmes 1er Cru
Chardonnay About 25 years Clay, Limestone .26 ha
Meursault Genevrières 1er Cru
Chardonnay About 35 yrs Clay, Limestone .54 ha
Meursault Poruzots 1er Cru
Chardonnay About 32 yrs Clay, Limestone .79 ha
Puligny-Montrachet “Le Trézin”
Chardonnay About 54 yrs Clay, Limestone .17 ha
Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Les Champs-Gains
Chardonnay Parcel planted in 1958 Clay, Limestone 0.13 ha
Saint Aubin 1er Cru
Sur le Sentier du Clou
Chardonnay About 25 years Clay, Limestone .40 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Vines are trained in Guyot and Royat (50-50)
• Hand-harvested
• Grapes are pressed gently by pneumatic press, with little to no débourbage (settling of the must)
• Both primary and malolactic fermentations are in oak barrels, only 20% of which are new
• No stirring of the lees
• Aged from 20-23 months in barrel (4-5 years old)
• Finished wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered