Average vine age for this wine is 55 years and yields are commonly reduced to 45hl/ha. Like all the wines, it is pressed slowly and gently, is cold stabilized, and undergoes a long, cool alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel. Following the fermentation, the wine is racked and aged on the fine lees in tank. This Vouvray is at once focused and tender. It is replete with ripe, yellow fruit aromas.
Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM associates the lung/large intestine energy system with the season of Autumn. Our lungs and immune system experience a particular vulnerability at that time also with cold, dry weather or non-nourishing foods.
Traditional Chinese Medicine’s (TCM) theory teaches that we are part of Nature and are made up of her elements: Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal. Each element has corresponding organ systems and their functions. The Five Elements is an ancient elaboration of the endocrine system.