Grape variety: Pinot Noir
Dates of plantation: 1974, 1989
Soil: clayey-limestone, marl
Aspect: South West
Altitude: 254 meters
Annual production: 24,000 bottles
Manual harvest – Selective picking on sorting table – 100% destemming – Open fermentor – 12 days vatting – Temperature control – Natural yeast – Low intrusive, with such a level of concentration, the structure comes naturally and allows all the soil expression. Vertical press.
One year in oak cask – Malolactic fermentation completed.
Allen Meadows: “Classic ruby. A pretty and very pinot nose displays a soft earthiness that carries over to the delicious and juicy middle weight flavors that are supported by phenolically mature tannins on the balanced and forward finish. This is really quite good in the context of the appellation and worth considering.”
“Blanquette de Veau du Limousin à l’Ancienne”
(Limousin veal blanquette)
Ideally served at: 16°C – Ageing potential: 3 – 5 years
AWARDS AND PRESS MARKS
Allen Meadows: 85/2012+ (Vintage 2009) – 87/2015+ (Vintage 2013)
Concours des Vins de la Côte Chalonnaise 2017: Gold Medal (Vintage 2015)