Vintage: 2014
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Marsannay
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Pinot Noir
Biodynamic: Certified
Vineyard: Sourced from 30+ year old vines in the village of Marsannay.
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, Around 10-20% stem inclusion and minimal use of sulphur.
Aging: The wine is aged in French barriques of which around 10-15% is new.
Publication: Burghound
Rating: 86-89
Very earthy and somber aromas of earth and dark currants lead to nicely rich middle weight flavors that possess a caressing mouth feel before terminating in a softly rustic and austere finale. This relatively forward effort should drink well early.