Pinot Noir

Tasting Notes

Colour :
Bright and lovely light garnet-red color

Nose :
Very elegant with a note of red berries, strawberry, cherry, soft spices aromas with a hint of vanilla.

Palate :
Medium-bodied wine, with ripe tannins and acidity which testify his capability to age. It develops very delicate aromas and a long lasting finish.

Food pairing :
To be served at 16°C with grilled meat: lamb, veal or pork, game and soft /medium cheese.

Description

Vineyard profile

Soil type: Clay, limestone and gravels – the vineyards are farmed according to sustainable agriculture
Vineyard age : Over 20 year-old vines
Pruning : Cordon de Royat, Simple Guyot
Harvest: mechanical at night in order to avoid premature oxidation
Average yield: 55 hl/ha

Vinification process

Destemming of the grape, skin contact maceration at 10°C for 3 days in order to extract aromas and colour. Fermentation takes place with selected yeast at 25°C maximum and is followed by skin contact maceration for 5 days and then pressing. Only the first presses are reincorporated into the wine. 50% of the blend is aged in new oak barrel for 7 months. The other 50% are matured stainless steel vats. After taking the wine off the barrels we have aged it for a further 2 months in vats prior to bottling.

Additional information

Grape Varieties

100% Pinot Noir

Appellation

Pays d’Oc – Indication Géographique Protégée

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