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Chiroubles AC 2015
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  • 244. Chiroubles AC 2015

    Daniel Bouland

    100% Gamay (13% alc.)

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    Daniel Bouland’s Chiroubles comes from a 0.65 hectare vineyard, 30 year old vines and a light yellow sandstone.  A bright mid-cherry colour, it is a real ‘vin de terroir’, with quite an intense stony character and gentle raspberry fruit. For drinking now to 2019.

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Daniel Bouland
Corcelette, Villie-Morgon
Size of domaine
6 hectares of which 0.65h for Chiroubles
Gamay, planted on Vialla rootstock in 1973, 1981 and 1990. Selection massale. 10,000 vines per hectare. Gobelet formation.
Yellow sandstone rock with a very fine, light decomposed sandy topsoil. North facing site, very hot.
Soil not ploughed but leave grass to limit yields. Also ensure that there is good leaf canopy to protect grapes. Neither debud nor carry out vendanges en vert. Use sulphur against oidium. Vines are trimmed by hand. Hand harvested to give yields around 50 hectos per hectare.
Indigenous yeasts. Carries out classic maceration carbonique of entire grape bunches in cement cuve with 2 remontages a day. 15 days cuvaison. Pressed by pneumatic press and press wine assembled. Aged in cuve. 1 bottling at start of May. Wines unfined but filtered by kieselghur.
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