Mercurey "La Plante Chassey" - 2020 - Julien Altaber
A nose of red fruit, raspberry, cherry, flowers and spices! Elegant on the palate, supple and fruity wine, fresh, held up by its lovely acidity, and still on the fruit.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
This Pinot Noir cuvée (which includes 15% Pinot Beurot, an old Burgundian grape variety) comes from a parcel of century-old vines grown according to the principles of biodynamics and planted on deep clay soils. Vinification: grapes are harvested in whole bunches then partially destemmed, foot treaded, followed by a 15-day maceration, fermentation and maturation over 14 months in oak barrels that have seen several wines. Bottled at the estate without fining or filtration, just a micro-dose of sulphur.
Julien Altaber is a well-known name among natural Burgundy wines. And with good reason, the man has already proven himself. Originally from Auvergne and the son of a dairy farmer, nothing predestined him for the vine. His life took another turn during his studies at a business school specialized in wine. He did not have a true passion for marketing, Julien actually wanted to become a...All wines
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