Annual production 6 000 - 8 000 bottles
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Soil Clayey and chalky
Average Vine Age 30 years
Situation The vines are located in the village of Monthélie on the other side of the wood that tops off the village of Volnay. It is the one of the finest land to be classified as Hautes-Côtes de Beaune.
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.
Ageing 12 months in oak barrels, 40% new. Complete malolactic fermentation. Light filtration, light use of SO2.
Color Ruby red
Aromas Enticing aromas of small red fruits enhanced by delicate violet flower 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 - cold cuts - meat terrine - cheese