Saint Joseph Sainte Epine 2016
The Saint Epine vineyard is located right behind Hervé and Beatrice Souhaut’s house in the village of Tourney. It lies on an extremely steep slope that is terraced with old rock walls.
Age of Vines: 100 (plus!) year-old non-cloned vines
Yields: 25 hl/ha 1,500 bottles annually
Pruning Method: Gobelet
Vinification Method: Grapes are hand-harvested and undergo a very long maceration at a low temperature—without de-stemming. The wine is fermented in wooden tanks and aged on fine lees in second-hand oak casks. The wine is bottled without filtration. The wine has a total SO2 of only 25mg/L.
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