Santenay Village Rouge
Nose : Powerful ripe red fruit aromas (cherry, raspberry), coated with a nice oaky smell.
Palate : Nice balance and length with pretty soft tannins and a nice fruity taste.
Laying : Drink after three or four years or keep for five to seven years depending on the vintages.
Blending of different parcels located in Santenay.
Chalky, clayey, rather 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
Half is aged in concrete tanks and half in barrels (with at most 10% new barrels) during about 15 months. The malolactic fermentation is done tardily in order to keep as much fruit as possible.
About 9 000 Bottles.
|Best served with||
Grilled meat, fresh cheese