Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Gilles Ballorin

Appellation

Marsannay

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 58 hl/ha permitted by the appellation.

Soil

The grapes come from a one hectare estate parcel, facing southeast, with soil of carbonate-rich marl and oyster fossils, as in Chablis. The average age of the vines is 50 years. Vines were planted using selection massale.

Ratings & Reviews
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