# Bonnes Mares 1999


Harvest date: September 21st, 1999. Healthy crop. Selection: In the vineyard and on arrival in the winery.


Harvest de-stemmed, not crushed. No yeast or enzyme addition. Maceration: pre-fermentation, cold. Length of maceration: 20 days. Pigeage: crust broken twice a day.


Length: 18 months. Type: In barrels. Percentage of new barrels: 40%. Toasting: Long and gentle heat, without charring. Source of wood: Bertranges forest, Nevers. Racking: whole cuvée racked once. No fining, no filtration.

Mise en bouteille

April 2001. Limited to 2,443 bottles, 24 magnums and 8 jeroboams.