Vieilles Vignes


Sous Lavières

Plot located on a gently sloping hillside, along a small stream. “Lavières” originating from the word lava, does not designates volcanic stones, but large slabs of hard limestone that were used to cover the roofs of houses.

Moderate garnet color. A very fine nose of berries, on the palate, blackcurrant and raspberry dominate with a small tangy touch which enhances the palate and gives an excellent persistence to the wine. A slightly spicy finish.

Serve at  :  15°-17°C
Cellar potential  :  5 to 10 years

2017 Gold medal Gilbert & Gaillard
Note : 88/100
2017 Japan Awards 

Grape : Pinot Noir

Surface  : 0.50 ha

Soil  : Clay-limestone

Age of vines  :  1980

Exposure  : East

Location  :  Flat plot, along a stream

Culture  : Mechanical soil tillage, plowing.

Harvest : Hand-picked with sorting at the vineyard then on a vibrating sorting table. 100% scuffed.

Winemaking : Vatting 15 to 18 days cold pre-fermentation maceration then 5 to 6 days alcoholic fermentation with periodic punching down and pumping over.

Ageing  : Matured 10 months in oak barrel .

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