Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Gilles Ballorin

Appellation

Bourgogne

Varieties

Pinot Noir

Viticulture

Guyot (cane) pruning. Grapes are harvested by hand using 20kg crates. Average yield is 35 hl/ha, compared to the maximum of 60 hl/ha permitted by the appellation.

Soil

The grapes come from a 0.8 hectare estate parcels from the lieu-dits of En Valendons, Plan de Gilbert and Les Platieres, facing southeast, with soil of limestone clay of pink, carbonate-rich marl. The average age of the vines is 60 years. Vines were planted using selection massale.

Vinification

Grapes are fully destemmed before press. Fermentation occurs spontaneously in concrete tanks and continues for three weeks. No filtering. No fining. A total of 9 mg/L of sulphur is added at bottling.

Aging

Wine is aged on the fine lees for 12 months in 228 liter barrels of seasoned French oak and further aged 6 months in bottle before release.

Features

Low-Sulfur, Vegan

Available Sizes (L)

0.750