Marsannay - 2019 - Sylvain Pataille
Domaine 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
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2027
100% Pinot Noir, from several parcels in the appellation on mid-slope, with 50-year-old vines on average grown biodynamically. Natural vinification without additives: 2/3 of whole bunches, 3 weeks of maceration in vats. 12 months of aging in 3-10-year-old barrels, blended then matured an additional 6 months in vats, with a light filtration at the end. Just a tiny pinch 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, following a...All wines
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