Annual production 2700 bottles
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Soil clay and chalk
Average Vine Age 30 years old
Situation Climat Au Prunier is surrounded by the vineyard of Gevrey-Chambertin, encircled by the climats Les Platières and Grands Champs.
The grapes are hand-picked and 100% destemmed after sorting. Pre-fermentation maceration (12°C) for 3 days. Fermentation in temperature controlled vat with pumping-over and punching of the cap twice a day at the beginning. Warm post-fermentation maceration before the wine is put in barrels.
Ageing Free-run wine and press wine are aged separately 12 months in oak barrels, 50% new oak. Complete malolactic fermentation. Bottling after a soft filtration, and sulfites reduced to the minimum.
Color Intense ruby red
Aromas Small black fruits and wild strawberries aromas, with a hint of spices
Taste Beautiful structure, with soft tannins supporting a bursting fruity finish.
Food Matching Red meats, duck , stews and light spicy dishes