En Chevrot - 2020 - Emmanuel Giboulot
A nose with notes of red fruits, bursting with raspberry and cherry, and soft spices. The palate is elegant, the tannins are supple and silky.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Biodynamic wine
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2028
100% Pinot Noir, from a parcel of clay and white marl. Cultivated biodynamically since 1985, the grapes are picked by hand, and mostly destemmed. Maceration is done in open wooden vats, with traditional pumping over the must and punching of the cap. After spending about 20 days in vats, blending of the free-run and the press juice, settling by gravity, then moved to barrels. A 12-month maturation takes place in barrels which have seen several 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. The estate was inherited from his father who had already converted to organic viticulture in the 1970s. Besides his 10 hectares of vines, the vigneron continues to farm 80 hectares of grain. He started...All wines
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