Pinot Noir si oftlen blended with other varieties, for its flavour and cellaring potential. It can also be enjoyed as a single-varietal wine. Planted since 15th century on gravelly soil, it is often the first vine variety to ripen in the Jura. It gives red wines with a strong colour an dhints of wild mushrooms, cherries and wild berries.
Reception of the manual harvest in early September, with sorting on sorting tables. Total maceration of 12 days in thermoregulated stainless steel tank. Followed regularly throughout the fermentation incorporating some pumping and pigeage. At the moment of pressing, the press and drop juice of each cuvee are assembled and withdrawn for malolactic fermentation on fine lees.
Pleasant nose, straight and fine, with small wild berry hints. Reveals aromas of fruit.
The mouth is round, supple, velvety, greedy with almost unpredictable tannins and a very present fruit.
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