Type of soil: Clay hillside on limestone base.
Grape varieties: White: 95% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Sauvignon Gris. 10% Sémillon in the second wine from 2013.
Slow pneumatic cold pressing (inerted), pellicular maceration on certain batches, reasoned settling, alcoholic fermentation in barrels, tuns and vats.
Ageing: 9 months in tuns and vats on the lees with batonnage.
The second white wines of Couhins have many attributes of their elder, in particular the omnipresent fruity character of citrus fruits as well as a fresh and tense mouth allowing wonderful agreements from the first years with seafood.