Domaine Sylvain Pataille
Marsannay - 2018 - Sylvain Pataille
A nose of black fruits, spices, and a level of beautiful complexity rarely found in a village wine... Palate: a faultless wine, full bodied and delicious, with precise, silky tannins.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2026
100% Pinot Noir, from several parcels in the appellation, with 50-year-old vines on average grown mid slope. Vinification: 2/3 whole bunches, 3 weeks in vats, zero additives. Matured 12 months in 3-10-year-old barrels, blended then matured an additional 6 months in vats, with a light filtration at the end. 1 gram of sulphur added at bottling.
Sylvain Pataille, a fortysomething vigneron in Marsannay, is undoubtedly one of the most exciting revelations of this area in recent times. He’s no recent arrival, though, he just knew how to be patient, start small, and grow: from 1 hectare in 1999, the estate now has 17... The estate was certified organic in 2008, but Pataille lost his certification in 2016, to his great chagrin,...All wines
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