Bourgogne Pinot Noir
The fruit comes from two different vineyards, Sur le Chêne with a gravelly soil and Sur le Bois with a clay soil. Both vineyards are classified as Maranges Villages and could be labelled as such, but then this charming Bourgogne Rouge would cost more. The vines average, 45 years-old and cover a half of a hectare. The grapes are destemmed, fermented in concrete and aged for six months in used barrels. It's bottled without fining or filtration. As mentioned on the home page, sulfur is only used just before bottling and total sulfur is less than 10mg. The Bourgogne Rouge is always fruity and playful and meant to be enjoyed young.