Deep, purple-&-red fruit, fine, chewy tannins that'll age beautifully. Cellar-worthy.
Grape variety: Pinot noir
Appellation: Nuits-Saint-Georges, Côtes de Nuits
Region: Burgundy, France
Soil: Reddish brown soils containing residue of flintstone-encrusted limestone.
Average Vine Age: 70 years
Farming practices: Certified organic, hand-harvested estate fruit
Vinification: After a few days of pre-fermentation maceration (5–6 days), fermentation takes place over about 15 days, without adding yeast. The cap-punching and pumping over operations are carried out as necessary to preserve all of the wine’s elegance without excessive extraction. After pneumatic pressing and several days in vats, the wines are racked off by gravity
Aging: In barrel, no more than 25% new, for 2 years in the cellar. Bottled with minimal sulfites. Rested in bottle 6 months before release.