Tasting NotesThe warm 2018 vintage brings impressive power to the typically bright fruit profile of this single vineyard wine from the village of Couchey. Aromas of warmed strawberries and brambles lead into a powerful yet focused palate with generous fruit supported by vibrant acidity. The mouthfeel is silky, with smooth, ripe tannins prolonging the finish and delivering complexing soil and charcuterie notes which are a signature of the commune.
CellaringDrink now or over the next 5 years.
Vineyard: This wine is made with grapes coming from the plot En la Poulotte. This plot is located in the village of Couchey, just South of Marsannay.
Soil: Soils are mainly clay and limestone.
Maceration process: 15% whole bunch, Five days of cold maceration, one pigeage a day at the start of the alcoholic fermentation, then pump-overs during maceration for a gentle extraction
Total vatting time: 18 days
Pressing: Pneumatic press
Total elevage: 14 months
Oak used: French oak barrels, 15% new from Jupilles forest
Operations performed during ageing: One racking after the malolactic fermentation
Filtration: No fining, no filtration
All the vinification and ageing operations are carried out with reference to the lunar calendar.