1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Pinot Beurot
Les Grands Poisots
Pinot Beurot (Pinot Gris) 56 years Clay, Limestone .139 ha
Bourgogne Rouge
(2/3 fruit comes from Gevrey, 1/3 from Volnay)
Pinot Noir 47 years Clay, Limestone .92 ha
Gevrey-Chambertin
Pinot Noir 57 years Clay, Limestone 2.3 ha
Gevrey-Chambertin
Les Evocelles
Pinot Noir 58 years Clay, Limestone .24 ha
Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru
Les Corbeaux
100% Pinot Noir 54 years Clay, Limestone .43 ha
Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru
La Perrière
Pinot Noir 61 years Clay, Limestone .09 ha
Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru
Les Cherbaudes
Pinot Noir 94 years Clay, Limestone .40 ha
Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru
Les Prûliers
Pinot Noir 103 years Clay, Limestone .27 ha
Pommard
Pinot Noir 64 years Clay, Limestone .14 ha
Pommard 1er Cru
Les Croix Noires
Pinot Noir 86 years Clay, Limestone .17 ha
Pommard 1er Cru
Frémiers
Pinot Noir 47 years Clay, Limestone .29 ha
Volnay
Pinot Noir 56 years Clay, Limestone .44 ha
Volnay 1er Cru
Les Angles
Pinot Noir 53 years Clay, Limestone .54 ha
Volnay 1er Cru
Les Brouillards
Pinot Noir 30 years Clay, Limestone .18 ha
Volnay 1er Cru
Les Caillerets
Pinot Noir 66 years Clay, Limestone .18 ha
Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru
Les Perrières
Chardonnay 49 years Clay, Limestone .23 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Yields are limited to 30 to 45 hl/ha

• No chemical fertilizers are used, the soil is turned to promote diversity and health

• All grapes are harvested by hand and vinified at the domaine in Gevrey-Chambertin

• Grapes are de-stemmed most years

• The must is cold soaked for 3 to 5 days to best extract color and aroma from the grapes

• Fermentation is 100% natural and lasts for 18 to 21 days

• Punching down of the cap occurs twice daily

• Maximum 30% new oak barrels are used to age the wine

• Wines are aged for 16 to 18 months depending on the vintage

• Wine are bottled at the domaine with no fining or filtering