It comes from Pinot Noir grapes grown and grown in the 0.47ha parcel of land with vines average age of 80 in the prestigious Grand Cru Clos Vouge on calcareous clay soils. The vinification involves a manual harvesting and complete destemming. A cold pre-fermentation period follows between 3 and 5 days which anticipates the actual fermentation which lasts about 15-20 days where daily replacements are made. The wines are aged in oak barrels (new around 70%) for a period ranging from 15 to 18 months depending on the year. A wine with a deep and brilliant red color that expresses itself on typical notes of pinot nero showing a good range of aromas. In the mouth a rich wine where the red fruits interchange with good balance to the spiciness that makes the wine really interesting.
After a particularly short winter, the months of February and March are almost spring, dry, with even a record of heat for the season on February 27, favoring the awakening and early development of the vines. On April 5th there is a first morning frost followed by four others until May 7th. Winegrowers run for cover by lighting fires to protect the vines. The summer of 2019 is one of the hottest known with two heat waves: one in late June and the other in late July. In some places it will exceed 40 ° C. Fortunately, the month of August brings rains that allow nature to regenerate. The climate is cool at the beginning of September to warm up as the harvest approaches, which begins in the middle of the month.
Ruby, with intense garnet-colored reflections. The nose reveals itself, immediately, ample and of great intensity; there are hints of small red fruits, notes of coffee and cocoa and hints of spices. On the palate it is soft, persuasive, enveloping, of surprising balance and long persistence.
Wine with excellent aging potential.
Taste it at a temperature of 16 ° -18 ° C combined with a shoulder of lamb with herbs.