Snapshot
Vintage: 2011
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Gevrey-Chambertin
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Pinot Noir
Biodynamic: Certified
Vineyard: A blend of Premier Cru sites En Ergot, Combottes, Petite Chapelle and Clos Prieur
Orientation: Southeast
Soil: Clay/limestone
Viticulture: The vineyard is farmed using biodynamic practices and all grapes are harvested by hand, sorted once in the vineyard and again at the winery. Up to 10% of the crop may be rejected.
Vinification: Vinification with traditional methods, open vat fermentation using native yeasts, 30% stem inclusion and minimal use of sulpher.
Aging: The wine is aged in French barriques of which 30-75% is new depending on vintage.
Production: 250 cases
Notes: Only made in top vintage, Jean-Louis' Capita has the structure of a Gevrey combined with haunting elegance. Very approachable in its youth.