Annual production 6 000 - 8 000 bottles
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Soil Clayey and chalky
Average Vine Age 30 years
Situation Vines are located in the village of Monthélie on the other side of the wood that top off the village of Volnay. It is the finest land to be classified as Hautes-Côtes de Beaune.
Grapes are 100% de-stemmed after sorting. Pre-fermentation maceration (12°C) for 3 days. Fermentation in open vats, temperature controlled with pumping-over and punching of the cap twice a day. Wines are put in barrels by gravity.
Ageing 12 months in oak barrels, 40% new. Complete malolactic fermentation. Light filtration, light use of SO2.
Color Ruby red
Aromas Basket of small red fruits enhanced by delicate flowers of violet and saffron notes
Taste It’s always the last plot that we harvest. The cool climate gives a wine with a lot of character, straightforwardness, tension and length on the palate.
Food Matching Grilled meat - charcuterie - meat terrine - cheese