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 Aligoté
Aligoté About 25 yrs Clay, Limestone 0.20 ha
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
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 1er Cru
(from the lieu-dit, La Pièce Sous le Bois)
Chardonnay About 27 years Clay, Limestone .50 ha
Meursault 1er Cru
Charmes
Chardonnay About 25 years Clay, Limestone .26 ha
Meursault 1er Cru
Les Genevrières
Chardonnay About 35 yrs Clay, Limestone .54 ha
Meursault 1er Cru
Poruzots
Chardonnay About 32 yrs Clay, Limestone .79 ha
Puligny-Montrachet
Les Champs-Gains
Chardonnay Parcel planted in 1958 Clay, Limestone 0.13 ha
Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Le Trézin
Chardonnay About 54 yrs Clay, Limestone .17 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
• Finished wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered