En Chevrot - 2018 - Emmanuel Giboulot
A nose with notes of red fruits and spices. The palate is elegant, the tannins are supple and silky.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2026
100% Pinot Noir, from a parcel of clay and white marl. Cultivated biodynamically since 1985, the grapes are picked by hand, and mostly destemmed. Fermentation is done in open wooden vats. The extraction of flavours, tannins, and colour is natural (not the result of added enzymes or thermovinification), achieved by traditional pumping over the must and punching the cap. After spending 25 days in vats, the wines from the first and later pressings are blended, allowed to settle, then moved to barrels. A 12-month maturation takes place in barrels which have seen three wines.
Emmanuel Giboulot, you’ve probably heard of him by now. He’s the winemaker who became famous for refusing to treat his vines with pesticides, and as a result was convicted and fined in court – a conviction he successfully appealed and overturned. The estate was inherited from his father who had already converted to organic viticulture in the 1970s. Emmanuel, who originally wanted to become an...All wines
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