ORGANIC & BIODYNAMIC. Vegan-friendly
“Or” = Gold, in French and “Dolia” = terracotta vessel in Georgian, and this is reflected on the label.
100% Pinot Gris harvested by hand in whole bunches and macerated for one month in ovoid tanks and aging in the same tanks without adding Sulphur.
Yield 35hl/ha. Aging potential, 10 years.
This cuvée comes from young vines grown organically and biodynamically in soil composed of silica, gneiss, and clay. The domain ploughs the soil to preserve its microbial life and to encourage the vines to push their roots deep.
In the glass this wine carries hints of pink. Its’ aromatic bouquet is marked by delicate notes of citrus, dried flowers and white peach with a light and slightly tannic profile and has an astringent and saline finish.
Domaine Bonnet-Huteau is situated in the heart of the Muscadet region in the Sèvre & Maine Appellation and has been producing Muscadet for over 150 years. 40-hectare vineyard today operated by the brothers Jean-Jacques and Rémi Bonnet.
The brothers strive to reflect the diversity and expression and the minerality of each of its terroirs: Gneiss, mica schist, amphibolite and granite.
Low yields and hand harvesting followed by gentle pressing in order to enable fermentation using the natural yeasts present on the grapes.