# Vougeot Le Clos du Prieuré White Monopole 2005

Harvest

Harvest date: September 15th and 22nd, 2005.
Meticulously hand-sorted.

Vinification

Pressurage of entire clusters for 2 hours 30.
Settling: 24 hours
Slow and complete fermentation in barrels.
Alcoholic fermentation: 4 months and malolactic fermentation until March 2006.

Ageing

Length: 12 months in barrels.
Percentage of new barrels: 25 %
Toasting: medium heat.
Source of wood: Allier
Once a week from December 2005 to April 2006, stirring of the lees.
No barrels racked.
Light and soft fining with bentonite and casein. Rough filtration.

Bottling

By gravity.
August 29th, 2006.
Limited to 3.353 bottles, 30 magnums, 4 jeroboams and 1 rehoboam.


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