Maranges - 2021 - Pierre Fenals
Maison en Belles Lies
A nose of ripe fruit, with notes of cherry, plum and blackcurrant. The palate is full bodied, frank, and very fresh, with soft tannins and a precise finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
100% Pinot Noir, from a 50-are parcel of 50-year-old vines planted at the Le Saugeot vineyard site. Cultivated biodynamically, with ploughing of the soil, no chemicals, and harvesting by hand in small crates. Vinification: whole grape bunches in wooden vats, light extraction, some pumping over, a little cap punching, and 15 months of maturation on the lees in barrels that have seen several wines. Bottled at the estate without fining or filtration, just a micro-dose of sulphur at bottling in order to protect the wine.
Pierre Fenals, child of the ‘48 vintage, went into viticulture at the young age of 52, after having discovered the writings of Rudolf Steiner in the 1990s. Having hitherto worked in developing franchises for global brands, this shift back to the earth represented something of a U-turn in his life. Indeed, it was back to school for Fenals, first for viticultural studies in Burgundy, then as a...All wines
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