Annual production 9 500 bottles
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Soil Clayey and chalky
Average Vine Age 45 years
Situation The vines come primarily fromSantenay village.
Grapes are 100% de-stemmed after sorting. Pre-fermentation maceration (12°C) for 3 days. Fermentation in temperature controlled vats with pumping-over and punching of the cap twice a day. Wines are put in barrels by gravity.
Ageing Free-run wine and press wine are aged separately. 12 months in oak, 30% new. Complete malolactic fermentation. Bottling after a soft filtration, very little use of SO2.
Color Cherry red
Aromas Black cherry, Sarawak pepper notes and smooth oriental spices
Taste A lovely Bourgogne with a silky texture, a well-structured matter and a good balance between acidity and tannins.
Food Matching Grilled meat – duck – cow milk cheese – Beijing duck