Location : beneath the village of Pommard, beyond the “Nationale” road which runs between Beaune and Chagny.
Place name : Les “Sorbins” and “Les Crenilles”
Surface area : 0.80 hectares
Altitude : 230 meters
Geology : a deep clay-limestone soils to get a very wellstrucutred wine.
Age of vines: 22 years
Grape variety : Pinot Noir
Vines are pruning in guyot, desuckering, then training with the traditionnal burgundian technique. Fertilisation is sustainable.
Manual sorting of the harvest
Yield : 60 hl/hectare
Vinification and Maturing
Grapes are entirely destemmed, then vinified in concrete tanks with punching of the cap andpumping over ajusted to daily tasting.
The maceration on skins lasts 3 to 5 days under 15°C, followed by a fermentation at maximum temperature of 33/34°C.
The period of vinification depends on vintages. It is during between 15 days to 3 weeks.
Then, wines are put into oak barrel during 12 months.
Release date for the vintage 2006 : February 4th-8th, 2008
Annual production: 6 400 bottles
Cases of 12 bottles : 530
Alcohol degree : 12.5% vol
The Bourgogne Pinot Noir adopts the characteristics of the local soil. This is a robust Burgundy, with a ruby robe, offering red fruit aromas and rich intensity.
Best aged for a minimum of 4 to 7 years according to the vintage. Matching wine with food
Vegetable salads, fish, veal, cold tabouleh
Cheeses like Comté and Epoisse.
Serving temperature : 16-17C°