Our Beaune assembles several small parcels from the Montée Rouge climat, grown on both sides of a ruddy, iron-rich coomb. Known by wine growers as “The White Virgin”, the south-facing vine has the structure and power of a quality wine that is fat, rich and astounding...
Harvest date: September 14th , 2009 (Flower Day).
Selection: hand-sorted in the vineyard and on arrival in the winery.
Pressing: whole bunches for 2 hours 30.
Settling: 16 hours at 12°
Slow and complete fermentation in barrels.
Alcoholic fermentation: 2 months.
Lenth: 14 months in barrels and three months in tank.
Percentage of new barrels: 30 %
Toasting: medium heat.
Source of wood: Allier
Stirring of the lees: Four times per month during the fruit days and rising moon until December.
Racked in tank in March.
Light fining and soft filtration.
Mise en bouteille
March 22nd, 2011.
Limited to 3.745 bottles.