Gevrey Chambertin - 2018 - Philippe Pacalet
An opulent nose of black fruits and rosewood, with wild and musky notes... On the palate: rich, generous and opulent, with a fresh, fleshy finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2030
Pinot Noir, from 45-year-old vines grown on soils of clay-limestone, alluvial deposits of clay and pebbles on limestone bedrock. The vines face southeast, located within a cool and sunny microclimate. The 7 climats making up this cuvée are: Carrougeot, Jouise, Champerrier, Combes du Dessus, En Echezeaux, La Platière and En Champs. Fruit of healthy organic farming, with a yield of 33 hl/ha. Vinification: whole grapes bunches, meticulously sorted, fermented without SO2, with cap punch downs twice a day for 3 ½ weeks. Matured on lees in barrels under “reductive” conditions, without racking, but with stirring and zero SO2 for 12 months.
Philippe Pacalet is a now legendary figure of natural wine in Burgundy. He is the nephew of Marcel Lapierre, who trained him from 1985 to 1991, leaving an indelible mark on Philippe. A sensitivity towards this type of wine would seem to be in the family genes. Philippe then got noticed by Henry-Frédéric Roch, who would entrust him with vinifications at Prieuré-Roch from 1991 to 2001... An...All wines
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