Saint Aubin "Le Ban" - 2020 - Julien Altaber
Nose of fresh red fruits: cherry, raspberry and strawberry, enhanced by soft spices and long pepper. Palate: this is silky, fruit-forward juice, yet also tart and crisp! A luscious wine!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2031
This 100% Pinot Noir comes from a parcel of vines planted in 1920 on brown and gravelly clay-limestone soils. In 25 years, the area planted with Pinot Noir around the village of Saint-Aubin has gone from 60% to 15%! Vinification: grapes are harvested in whole bunches then partially destemmed, foot treaded, followed by a gentle maceration, without forcing the extraction, fermentation and maturation in oak barrels that have seen several wines. Neither fined nor filtered, 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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