Bouzeron - 2019 - Sylvain Pataille
Domaine Sylvain Pataille
A nose of white flowers and citrus fruits, led by notes of acacia and lemon. A lively, dense palate that's briny, saline, and full of tension – a wine that's almost bristling with energy.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2030
The second vintage for this Bouzeron by Sylvain, this cuvée was produced with grapes purchased from Xavier at the Domaine des Champs de Thémis, one of the only organic winegrowers in the appellation. He is a former public prosecutor who took over his neighbour’s vineyards! The grapes are harvested by hand. Natural vinification: whole bunches are pressed 5-6 hours in a vertical press, then transferred mid-fermentation into old 350-litre barrels for one year, followed by one year in vats. Neither fined nor filtered.
Sylvain Pataille, a fortysomething vigneron in Marsannay, is undoubtedly one of the most exciting revelations of this area in recent times. He’s no recent arrival, though, he just knew how to be patient, start small, and grow: from 1 hectare in 1999, the estate now has 17... The estate was certified organic in 2008, but Pataille lost his certification in 2016, to his great chagrin, following a...All wines
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