Bugey Pinot Noir
100% Pinot Noir. A relative rarity in Bugey. Peillot's Pinot Noir is an old Champagne clone called Pinot Droit, which can ripen in challenging circumstances like this chilly, hilly region. Franck has 1 hectare, planted originally by his uncle on a flatter, warmer site near the river on stony alluvial soils. The Pinot is hand-harvested, fermented with native yeasts and aged in tank (no wood). Necessarily small production and typically quite light in color, perfumed on the nose and firm on the palate.