It comes from Pinot Noir grapes. The grapes are purchased in vineyards that respect Frederic Cossard's philosophy, ie where herbicides and chemicals are banned and "natural" viticulture is practiced. The harvest is manual, with selection of the best grapes; the vinification is traditional. The wine is raised in new barriques up to a maximum of 3 years.
Bright and brilliant ruby red. It reveals fruity aromas to the nose, among which the aromas of raspberry and black currant are clearly recognized, which are followed by pleasant tones of licorice. The sip is round and harmonious, characterized by the reference to cherries and characterized by soft tannins. Beautiful finish.
Wine to drink and with good aging prospects.
Taste it at a temperature of 16 ° C. Suitable to accompany complete menus of the land cuisine, it also goes perfectly with cheeses, such as Camembert or Brie.
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Frédéric Cossard does not come from a family of winemakers. His father worked in the milk trade and the same was for Frédéric. He found himself attracted to the world of wine in a visceral way but before founding the Domaine de Chassorney, he worked as a wine merchant. In 1998 he bought a house in Saint-Romain and 7 hectares with a cellar. Frédéric manages his grapes and makes his wines using some of the practices he has learned from working with raw milk without chemicals of any kind. Its macerations and fermentations are long. It usually carries out five or six weeks of fermentation in wooden vats including malolactic fermentation, while the liquid rests on the lees. a peculiarity is that it sterilizes its barrels using negatively ionized oxygen molecules that eliminate the need to use chemical detergents. After maceration, the wines are assembled and refined without undergoing surgical procedures, filtrations or additions. Wine that can really be defined as a mirror of the year in which the vine grew.