# Bonnes Mares 2002

Vendanges

Harvest date: September 18th, 2002 Healthy crop Selection: in the vineyard and on arrival in the winery.

Vinification

Harvest de-stemmed, not crushed and vatted by gravitaty. No yeast addition. Maceration: pre-fermentation, cold (15 °C). Length of maceration: 18 days. Cap-punching: very few. No pumping-over.

Elevage

Length: 15 months Type: in barrels Percentage of new barrels: 92 % Toasting: long and gentle heat, without charring. Source of wood: Allier Racking: once in September. Fining, filtration: none – but enzyme addition at the end

Mise en bouteille

On January 7th, 2003 Limited to 1.846 bottles, 18 magnums, 2 jeroboams and 2 rehoboams.

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 Bonnes-Mares-GB-2002.pdf