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Variety: Pinot Noir
Age of the vines: planted in 1980
Terroir: Les Ranches have an eastern exposure at an altitude of 240 metres. The soil is clay and limestone.
Cultivation method: Lutte raisonnée with tillage
Harvesting: Grapes are hand-picked into perforated crates and sorted by hand
Fermentation: Partial destemming, cold maceration for ten days or so, followed by fermentation in vats for 3 to 6 weeks depending on the vintage, with frequent pumping over and punching down in the early stages of fermentation.
Maturation: Between 12 and 15 months in oak barrels (20% new barrels)
Tasting notes: Nose dominated by ripe red fruit, blackcurrant, cherry, a complex, structured palate with a slightly toasty finish.
Food match: grilled meats, aged cheeses
Serving temperature: 16 to 18°C
Block size: 0.50 ha
Cellaring potential: between 5 and 10 years
2012 – Sélectionné par Dussert-Gerber
2012 – Attendre
2013 – Attendre