Domaine Truchetet Bourgogne vieilles vignes 2017
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This Bourgogne Pinot Noir comes from the lieu-dit Les Chaillots, an old plot on the Premeaux-Prissey side of Nuits Saint Georges where the soils are clayey-silty.
Manual harvest with a first sorting in the vineyard and a second sorting on a vibrating table. The harvest is 100% destemmed. After few days of Cold prefermentation, the alcoholic fermentation is done traditionally. We use natural yeasts. No « pigeage », just some pumping over. Then they do the devatting and pressing.
The malolactic fermentation is done in barrels. The ageing is done in barrels (25% of new oak) during 12 months then racked and blended in stainless steel tanks before bottling. All is done by gravity.
The nose reveals dark fruits, slighty spicy. Beautiful structure, rich and concentrated with round and souple tannins. Potential ageing : 6-8 years
Small production with an average 6800 bottles per year.