# Bonnes Mares 2005


Harvest date: September 23rd, 2005
Selection: hand-sorted in the vineyard and on arrival in the winery.


Harvest de-stemmed, not crushed and vatted by gravitaty.
No yeast addition. Gravity vated.
Maceration: pre-fermentation, cold  (15° C).
Length of maceration: 18 days.
Cap-punched and pumped-over once a day until mid-fermentation.


Length: 12 months
Type: in barrels.
Percentage of new barrels: 70 %
Toasting: long and gentle heat, without charring.
Source of wood: Allier
New barrels racked once in July 2006.
Light and soft filtration. No fining.

Mise en bouteille

By gravity.
August 30th, 2006.
Limited to 2.532 bottles, 75 magnums, 12 jeroboams and 4 rehoboams.