Located in the upper basin of the Arc, the terroir is composed of scree and clay-sandstone from the Late Cretaceous period, with colluvial deposits from the surrounding hills.
The etymology of the name "Maupague" (meaning "giving little"), and the geological characteristics of the soil make this property particularly well-suited to the growing of grapes; there have been vines here for many generations.
Average age of vines: 20 years
Yield: 40 hl/ha.
100% destemming and then vinification in stainless steel vats.
Hot post fermentation maceration.
Maturing in stainless steel vats.
Deep colour with hints of ruby.
Intense bouquet with notes of peonies and violets.
Generous, well-structured palate with notes of pepper. Good substance.