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Echézeaux Grand Cru

2011

Terroir

Located in "Champs Traversins", in the heart of the historic Echézeaux vineyard, the vines are planted in north/south rows at the end bordering on La Combe d'Orveau.Fairly thin brown soil. Very fine sany/siliceous gravel on the surface.Perfect microclimate: cool, well-ventilated, and healthy thanks to an air current.

Vinification

The grapes were handpicked into small crates, then sorted and totally destemmed. The wine stayed on the skins for 19 days in temperature-controlled open oak vats. Pigeage (punching down the cap) was done twice a day during alcoholic fermentation.100% malolactic fermentationThe wine was aged entirely in oak barrels.Duration of barrel ageing : 19 months

Features

Intense dark red with purple reflections. Fine, elegant and very precise with ripe fresh berries.Fruity and tasty with an embracing sapidity and an exceptional purity. Rich, fresh and spicy tannins. Indefinable length on the finish.

Other information

The description of this product is currently only available in french.

Details

Producer

Domaine Jacques Prieur

Category

Red

Grapes

100 % Pinot noir

Country / Region

France, Bourgogne

Appellation

Echezeaux Grand Cru (AOC)

Size

750ml

Degree of alcohol

13.1%

Serving temperature

15°C

Available in these provinces

  • Quebec

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