C么te de Beaune Village
Nose : Fresh red fruit aromas (raspberry, strawberry, blackcurrant) quite typical of Pinot Noir.
Palate : The fruity taste is supported by a good tannic structure which carries the wine without hardening it.
Laying : Drink after two or three years or lay down for four to six years depending on the vintages.
Blending of different parcels loacated in Santenay and the Maranges.
Chalky and clayey, quite deep.
100% Pinot Noir.
|Age of the vines||
40 years average.
After a rigorous selection of the grapes, they are destemmed then put into concrete tanks. Cold maceration during ten days or so with treading and pumping over, then alcoholic maceration during eight days. After the press wine is racked and blended, the wine is put in barrels
Entirely put in barrels (10% new barrels) during about 15 months. The malolactic fermentation is done tardily in order to keep as much fruit as possible.
About 6 000 Bottles.
|Best served with||
Poultry, grilled meat, mild cheese.