The European regulation on organic farming covers not only the production and processing but also the control and packaging of organic food. A product may claim the word ‘organic’ when the rules specific to organic production defined in one of the regulations recognized by the European Community are complied with, and the operator has obtained a valid certificate for that product. To this end, each operator undertakes to be controlled at each stage of the production chain by an independent third party accredited according to the ISO 65 standard, such as ECOCERT. Our Spanish wines are certified by the regional organization CAECyL, Public Control Authority for Organic Production of Castilla y León, itself mandated by the Spanish National Accreditation Body.
The ladybug (or ladybird), organic viticulture’s precious little helper, is the symbol used on all our wines produced from organically grown grapes. If you want to know which of our wines are “organic”, look for the white logo showing a little ladybug on a leaf.
Ratings "Les Meysonniers 2017 White"
In the Rhone Valley, or through the most beautiful regions of France and the world, the Maison M. CHAPOUTIER lets the terroir express itself.
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Pale yellow with green lights, limpid, brilliant.
The first nose is on quince, peony and then roasted almond.
The attack is supple and fresh.
Marsanne. The Crozes-Hermitage “Les Meysonniers” comes from vines which are between 20 and 40 years old.
Hand-harvested at maturity.
Gentle slopes are facing full South. The soil and subsoil are made up of a blending of clays and shingles.
The entire grapes are pressed. The must is cold-settling for 24 hours. The temperatures of vinification are regulated. Fermentations take place in vats.
Ageing lasts for 7 to 8 months in tank. 100% of which takes place in stainless steel in order to preserve the aromatic quality, derived from the Crozes-Hermitage sedimentary soils, within the aromatic expression of Marsanne.