Santenay Premier Cru

Clos de la Comme

Tasting Notes

Nose : Elegant and racy, the ripe red fruit aromas blend with a discreet woody.

Palate : Great concentration due to the terroir and the age of the parcel. A nice finesse of the tannins that brings density and depth to this wine.

Laying : Drink after three or five years or lay down for seven to nine years depending on the vintages.

Terroir

Parcel located at the edge of Chassagne Montrachet (Premier cru Morgeot) facing south-east in a basin and surrounded with walls, this brings a great maturity.

Soil

Chalky, clayey

Grape Variety

100% Pinot Noir.

Age of the vines

60 years.

Harvesting

100% Manual.

Destemming

90% Destemmed.

Winemaking

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

Alcohol

13% Vol.

Production

About 2 000 Bottles.

Ageing

Entirely put in barrels (20% new barrels) during about 15 months. The malolactic fermentation is done tardily in order to keep as much fruit as possible.

Best served with

Capon, game, meat with sauce, matured cheese.