L'Equilibriste - 2020 - Marc Soyard
Domaine de la Cras
A little fruit bomb! A fruity nose with notes of black cherry... Palate: fruity and dense, a revelation. The last three vintages were already great successes, it seems Marc is on a roll!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 11 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2025
A 100% Pinot Noir cuvée, cultivated according to the biodynamics principles. From a 5-ha parcel of vines, planted in 1983 in the Coteaux de Dijon area, on clay-limestone and pebbly soils. Once a flourishing wine region, today it’s as if the Gobi desert surrounded the estate. The upside is… Marc has zero pesticide spraying and sulphur crazy neighbours! Vinification: non-interventionist, semi-carbonic maceration of the whole bunches, and 6 months of maturation in barrels, with 10% new oak. Unfined, unfiltered, without added sulfites.
Marc Soyard, a vigneron who trained for six years with Jean-Yves Bizot, decided in 2012 to set off on his own adventure. He acquired some vines in Villers-la-Faye in the Hautes-Côtes-de-Nuits – 15 ares, which is to say, next to nothing! But he’d have to make do, given the prices that have unfortunately resulted from property speculation in Burgundy! Then, in 2013, the Dijon regional authority...All wines
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