Pommard 1er Cru - 2008 - Philippe Pacalet
A nose with notes of red berries, spices, and resinous aromas... Palate: an elegant, full-bodied, mineralesque wine. 2008 was an excellent vintage for Pinot!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Pommard 1er Cru
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2025
A Pinot Noir made from 45-year-old vines on clay-limestone soils, with a layer of pebbles and red clay over a limestone bedrock. A blend of two climats: 20% Chanlins and 80% Arvelets. Fruit of healthy organic farming, with a yield of 30 hl/ha. Vinification: whole grapes bunches, meticulously sorted, fermented without SO2, with cap punch downs twice a day for 4 weeks. Alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts without artificial thermoregulation. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. Matured on lees in barrels under “reductive” conditions, without racking, but with stirring and zero SO2 for 15 months.
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
from the estate