|Grape/Varietal : Pinot Noir||Color : Red|
|Origin : France||Bottle Size : 75cl|
|Region : Burgundy||ABV : 12.5%|
|Vintage : 2016||Natural Factor: Low Sulphur, RAW Wine featured.|
From a 60 year old parcel of Pinot Noir, in my favourite villages climat for Pinot Noir in Savigny-lès-Beaune, “Aux Fournaux”. With the vineyard being located at the base of the slope, which provides better sunlight interception and drainage than most villages parcels in Savigny-lès-Beaune, the wine has fine definition and weight for a villages appellation wine.
<h3>Hand picked and sorted for over 8 hours to ensure only the best fruit made it to the fermenter. 80% of the grapes were destemmed with the remaining 20% placed on top as whole cluster in a wooden vat. Dry ice was used to cool the fruit to 12ºC and to protect the berries against oxidation. Natural fermentation with just one pump over and one pigèage for temperature control. The must was then basket pressed on the 14th day after harvesting. Settled for two weeks in tank before 11 months in a new barrel from Tonnellerie Minier (14% new oak) and in a variety of one to five year-old barrels from Tonnellerie Chassin. Racked under air pressure and settled for two weeks in tank before being bottled under a DIAM closure without fining or filtration.
This cuvee has a crunchy and bright blackberry and dark cherry aromatics with spicy, smoky undertones. “Pinotcious” – a word I just invented, everything about it screams juicy Red Burgundy. Fine but firm/rocky tannins and crunchy acid backbone frame a very long, sweet fruit finish.
Pairs Well With:
Uni orecchiette pasta
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