SANTENAY 2020 Rouge

Story

Location
Production area : 253 ha
Altitude : 250-300 m
Terroir
Located at the South border of la Côte de Beaune, the village of Santenay is very sprawling. The soils are brown and limestone in the hillsides and with more of clay and silt at the bottom of the territory. We blend grapes from different vineyards in order to combine structure, quality of fruit and elegance.
Soil : Calcareous clay
In the vineyard
Wine-Growing method : Sustainable
Harvest: 100 % manual
Vinification
At their arrival in our cellar, the grapes are carefully sorted in order to keep only the healthy grapes at an optimal ripeness
100 % destemmed grappes
Finning: no
Filtration : yes
Alcoholic fermentation in open vats: 19 days
Ageing
16 months (whose 4 months in stainless steel tank)
100 % oak barrels (whose 30% of new oak)
Varietals
Pinot Noir : 100%
Specifications
Age of vines: 40 years old
Alcohol content: 13,5 ABV

Advice

Serving
Serving temperature : 17-19°C
Should be drunk between 2021 and 2029
Tasting notes
This wine shows an earthy but fresh nose which evolves into fruity glimpses on the palate. The flavors' weight, from light to medium, contribute to a beautiful balance and length, one of the best in its range.
Food and wine pairings
Ideal with caramelized poultry or cheese such as Cîteaux and Bleu de Bresse.