The grapes are manually picked, selected and collected in small baskets in September/October, are then crushed and stripped of the grape stalks. The fermentation/maceration lasts 15/20 days at a temperature of 26/28° C. It is the followed by the drawing off and the completion of the malolactic fermentation in steel tanks. After the first racking, the wine is moved into 225 l.-Allier French oak barriques, medium toasting, where it matures for 12/14 months. It is then coarsely filtered and bottled (deposit can be present in the bottle). It rests in the bottle for further 12 months.