Bottle Type: 'ARIANE’ 70 CL
Grapes varieties: Ugni-Blanc, Folle Blanche.
Harvest: Grapes are pressed within 30 minutes after picking to avoid oxidation.
Pressing: 3 pneumatic presses are used to fill each one of 50hl very quickly and to reduce oxidation.
Wine-making: Fermentation temperature control (maximum 27° to keep all aromas), the wine is then stored on the lees for optimum conservation without sulfites addition.
Artisanal Distillation: The white wine is distilled with the lees very slowly; this develops roundness and concentrates the floral character of the cognac.
Ageing: Aged for 12 months in new casks and then several years in "roux" casks. (Limousin oak).
Reduction: Slow, 5 degrees every 2 months maximum.
Blending: 1 growth; each blend is aged for at least 1 year in barrel.