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Aloxe Corton - 2018 - Pierre Fenals

A complex nose with notes of ripe fruit, peony, violet, rose... Palate: all chocolate and spices, this is Pinot grown on red clay, and thus yielding a wine of strength, power, and length... Put it in the cellar and forget about for a while.

75 cl
Original features
Aloxe Corton
Degree of alcohol
13.5 %
To drink from
2021 to 2028
In Stock 3 Items
VAT included

100% Pinot Noir from a 26-are parcel of 50-year-old vines, planted by massal selection at the Les Caillettes vineyard site, on red clay soil. Yield: 42 hl/ha. Cultivated biodynamically, with ploughing of the soil, no chemicals, and harvesting by hand in small crates. Vinification: whole grape bunches, wooden vats, light extraction, some pumping over, a little cap punching, and 14 months maturation on the lees in 3-year-old barrels. Neither filtered, nor fined, and just a micro dose of sulphur at bottling.

Pierre Fenals

Pierre Fenals

Pierre Fenals, child of the ‘48 vintage, went into viticulture at the young age of 52, after having discovered the writings of Rudolf Steiner in the 1990s. Having hitherto worked in developing franchises for global brands, this shift back to the earth represented something of a U-turn in his life. Indeed, it was back to school for Fenals, first for viticultural studies in Burgundy, then as a...

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