Vineyards & Grape: 100% of Chateau Mukhrani Estate Vineyards. The vines are cared for by hand. Crop size is controlled by pruning. Vineyards are just adjacent to the winery. During the harvest the lead time from grape picking to reception and crushing at the winery lays within 7 to 12 minutes.
Yield: max 12 tons/ha, equivalent 75 to 85 HL/ha.
Method of Harvest: Selective hand picking to ensure grapes of the highest quality.
Vinification: Reception into vibrating bins with extremely gentle grape travelling capabilities to the de-stemmer. De-stemming of grapes and immediate chilling of the must at about +5 to 6°C while transferring for skin maceration under strict inert ambient gas. Crushing once the gamma of the juice color has been achieved. Juice settling under temperature control till the complete clarification to ensure the maximum expression of varietal flavors. Decantation of clarified juice and its transfer for fermentation.Natural onset of fermentation with endemic wild yeasts. Fermentation at 14 to 15°C and finishing at the dryness. Style, balance and preparation for bottling while young. Bottling under the highest standards protecting the wine from all possibilities for quality issues.