Nuits Saint Georges - 2015 - Philippe Pacalet
A nose of red and black berries, with subtle musky notes... Palate: an unctuous, direct, mineralesque juice with a salty finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2025
Pinot Noir from 45-year-old vines facing east and planted on clayey-limestone soils, with a layer of pebbles and clay over a limestone bedrock. This cuvée blends two climats, 60% from Les Longecourts and 40% from Bas de Combes. Vinification: whole grapes bunches, meticulously sorted, fermented without SO2, with cap punch downs twice a day for 4 weeks. Matured on lees in barrels under “reductive” conditions, without racking, but with stirring and zero SO2 for 18 months. Production: 3500 bottles.
Philippe Pacalet is a now legendary figure of natural wine in Burgundy. He is the nephew of Marcel Lapierre, who trained him from 1985 to 1991, leaving an indelible mark on Philippe. A sensitivity towards this type of wine would seem to be in the family genes. Philippe then got noticed by Henry-Frédéric Roch, who would entrust him with vinifications at Prieuré-Roch from 1991 to 2001... An...All wines
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