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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Bugey-Cerdon “La Cueille”
90% Gamay, 10% Poulsard Planted between 1960 and 2010 Clay, Limestone 5.66 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Grapes are harvested by hand
• Made by direct press
• Fermentation is natural
• The wine is bottled partway through fermentation
• After approximately 2 months, fermentation has stopped
• The wine is then re-corked and ready to drink
• Residual sugar varies from year to year, typically around 40-60 g/L, depending on acidity
• All grapes come from a single vintage, but the wine is not vintage-dated

General Information

Country
France
Region
Savoie & Bugey
Appellation(s)
Bugey
Producer
Patrick Bottex
Founded
1991
Annual Production
4,000 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://cerdon-bottex.pagesperso-orange.fr/
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