Olivier Merlin Bourgogne Rouge Les Cras
Size: 0.90 ha (2.22 ac)
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vine Age: 20 years old on average
Terroir: Southeast-facing slope at 5% grade, 250-meters altitude, soil of Quarternary limestone with clay, middle Bathonian subsoil
Viticulture: Organic (not certified)
Vinification: 100% de-stemmed, 14 days maceration in open wooden tanks (2 punch-downs and 1 pump-over per day). Malos and aged for 15 months in barrel.
Soils are plowed regularly and harvest is carried out by hand.