MONTHELIE 1er Cru 2020

Story

Location
Production area : 31 ha
Altitude : 250-300 m
Terroir
Planted on limestone and clayey soils but facing South-East, the vineyard area from Monthelie is different according to its location either against Volnay or against Auxey-Duresses. We regularly combine the "climats" from Clos Gautey,Vignes Rondes, Sur la Velle and Champs Fulliots in our cuvee.
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 grapes.
Finning: No
Filtration : yes
Alcoholic fermentation in open vats: 14 days
Ageing
17 months (whose 5 months in stainless steel tank)
100 % oak barrels (whose 25 % of new oak)
Varietals
Pinot Noir : 100%
Specifications
Age of vines: 36 years old
Alcohol content: 13 ABV

Advice

Serving
Serving temperature : 17-19°C
Should be drunk between 2020 and 2028
Tasting notes
This wine reveals aromas of red berries (strawberry, raspberry) with a touch of spices. It expresses the fresh and tender fruit on the palate with elegant structure and soft tannins
Food and wine pairings
Ideal with roast poultries, roasted lamb, meat pies, cheese such as Brillat-Savarin.