# Bonnes Mares 2000

Vendanges

Harvest date: September 15th, 2000. Healthy crop. Selection: In the vineyard and on arrival in the winery.

Vinification

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.

Elevage

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, but enzyme addition during the Summer 2001.

Mise en bouteille

February 26th, 2002. Limited to 1,990 bottles, 24 magnums, 3 jeroboams and 2 reoboams.

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 Bonnes-Mares-GB-2000.pdf