Antoine's Cellar represents more than 400 hectares of
vineyards located in the Eastern plains, near Ghisonaccia.
It is part of the AOC area ( Guaranteed Appellation "Wine
Created in 1975 by the vintners
of Saint Antoine's hills, the "Vintners's Cooperative"
has two goals :
- To preserve the wine ressources of
the island with traditional types of vine : these vines give the wine
its typical flavour and are completely
to the Corsican soil.
- To optimize the techniques of growing
vines, the wine-making process tools
in order to propose wines which meet the expectations
and tastes of the current consumers. Today the Saint
Antoine's cellar propose a large range of wines. Their
quality is regularly awarded during exhibitions and
competitions. Trademarks registered by INPI.
Bottling (2400 bottles
Double Cooling Jacket vats Stainless vats 304 with floating
hat are reserved for wines preparation for the bottling.
Filtration's palette before bottled.
Vats room (more
than 30 000 hl capacity)
Installation of neutral gas to preserve
the quality during the drawing.
Two cooling groups for the
temperatures control during wine making and maturation.
for carbonic maceration.
picking of, fermentation : 8 days long thermoregulated
by flag, stocking during one year in vats, filtration
on patches before bottling.
Rosé : joining of
dripping and bleeding, racking, fermentation at 18/22°C,
sticking, 2 or 3 filtration before bottling.
White : as for the
rosé with a one day long fermentation.