Patrick Tranchand has managed the domain Haut-Poncié since 1994, left to him by his father. This land has been in the family heritage since 1960. Patrick’s passion is to accentuate and express the unique terroir of this region.
The vineyard is located between the slopes of Beaujolais and the Maconnais, stretching over 17.5 acres. There are roughly 3,200 vines planted per acre, with averaging at 75 years old. The Roche- Grès plot is planted on red granite soils with lines of iron rich minerals. It sits at 300m in elevation with a south-east exposure.
This wine sees an extended maceration of 18 days. Following fermentation, the wine then ages for 12 months in wooden vats and neutral oak barrels.
The wine presents a generous and rich in the palate, deep red fruity flavours and complexity.
Pairs harmoniously with braised meat or game, wild boar or bird, and goat cheese.