|Article number:||Gauthier Soif|
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The domaine, of Pierre Guathier, who since 2005 has worked alongside his son, Rodolphe, is comprised of 18 hectares located in the village of Benais, a 200-hectare area just east of Bourgeuil. Organic certification was earned in 2000 and the domaine has been a quiet leader in natural farming ever since. VARIETAL: Cabernet Franc VINEYARD: 18 hectares of vines located in Benais averaging 20 years in age. SOIL: clay-limestone VITICULTURE: The vine are farmed organically (certified) and the grapes are hand harvested. VINIFICATION: The grapes are sorted and de-stemmed and fermented using native yeasts in stainless steel tanks. Only the free run juice is used. AGING: Aged 6-8 months in stainless steel tanks and bottled un-filtered.