The château’s historic walled vineyard
A majority of white-juiced Gamay noir, but also a few Chardonnay vines that add finesse (1%)
This is Château Thivin’s historic vineyard, it was already planted with vines in the 14th century, as shown by an inscription on the lintel of a small cave that reads “1383”.
This walled vineyard at the foot of Mont Brouilly face south-west; the soil is deeper and a proportion of pink granite is mixed with the magmatic rock of the hill.
The vines are at a density of 7,000 vines/ha laid out with grassed and flower strips for the diversification of the flora and to let our small, light tractors through. We alternate tilling with controlled natural grassing. In Winter, a small herd of sheep graze in the walled vineyard. The grapes are picked exclusively by hand.
Partially stripped, grid maceration for 10–14 days in our hillside cellars, maturing in oak tuns for 7–9 months.
Garnet red with bluish glints, bouquet of iris, peonies, round on the palate with black fruits, spices, long, silky finish. This full-bodied wine is ideally enjoyed between 2 and 7 years old, and depending on the vintage, up to 10 years
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