The grapes are hand-harvested, destemmed, and gently pressed. Only natural yeast and the juice undergoes an extended maceration. Vinified in barrel and aged for 12-24 months in oak. Quartz drinks well in its youth, however, decanting is highly recommended. The wine also shows aging potential up to a decade.
Claude & Etienne Courtois
Claude Courtois is a peasant winemaker surrounded by his animals and always accompanied by his dog. Fascinating, passionate, playful, communicative, and respectful of his interlocutor, he takes you into a world of virtues, ideals, and righteousness. Just like his wines, marked by tension, mineral or acid, frankness, and complexity. Today, his son, Etienne Courtois, accompanies him and vinifies all the cuvées except Racines. The new generat
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