110-year old Gamay Noir vines planted in 2.25 acres single vineyard: Les Moriers. Soil is pink granite and sandy with an Eastern sun exposure.
Density: 3,600 vines/acre
Sustainable farming practices
Whole cluster maceration for 12 days in gridded vats. Fermentation with native yeasts.
Aged 12 months in neutral oak barrels.
Coming from a family of four children, Lucien Lardy was the only one to choose winemaker as their profession. His father left him a wonderful legacy that he wanted to honor and preserve. As part of his daily work, he am acts as keeper of a French heritage. He gets up early to go into his vineyard and walk through the vines, as it gives him a strong sense of freedom and happiness.