Marsannay "Les Longeroies" - 2019 - Sylvain Pataille
Domaine Sylvain Pataille
A nose of red fruits, with blackcurrant, vanilla, nutmeg, and toasted notes... Palate: elegant, powerful, precise and silky. A truly beautiful expression of the appellation, long finish on soft spices.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2029
100% Pinot Noir from a superb parcel, Les Longeroies, with a limestone bedrock, brown rocks on the surface, and 15-60-year-old vines. A parcel that is still in the running to be reclassified as a premier cru. Manual harvest and natural vinification: 80% whole bunches, 20% destemmed, three weeks of maceration in vats, without additives. Matured for 18 months in 3-10 year-old barrels, blended then matured an additional month in vats, with a light filtration at the end. Bottled at the Estate with one gram of sulphur.
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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