A pretty vintage signed by a natural flavor concentration from low yields due to spring frost. Less grapes benefited from more strength from each vine : whites taste fruity, ripe, open; reds show richness and silkiness... yummy !
Ideally located partly in the valley of Chassagne, on the boundary of Puligny-Montrachet, and partly on the Remigny side, our plots, benefit from a rich soil made of clay and limestone.
The low altitude and the south sunny exposure ensure water and nutrients that produce ripe, juicy and aromatic berries.
The old age and our pruning method are one of the reasons for limiting the quantity and providing a high quality Pinot Noir.
We provide traditional manual culture work and care to the vine from november to July: cordon de royat pruning, ploughing, debudding for yield control, shot knitting and only when necessary spraying against the vine diseases.
The time and care we give to the vine is key to wine quality.
First steps include a few days of pre-fermentation cold maceration, followed by about 10 days of alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tank, skin crushing, ageing partly in tank (2/3) and oak (1/3).
Then comes natural malolactic fermentation at cellar temperature (13 to 14° C).
After 12 months of ageing, the wine is pumped back to one tank for bottling preparation.
3-5 years - depending on storage and transport