La Pépée - 2020 - Jean Baptiste Menigoz - Magnum
Les Bottes Rouges
A nose of red berries, with mineral and white pepper notes. Palate: supple, smooth, and boasting great finesse, surprising liveliness, and a long finish. This wine goes down very easily!
- 150 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2026
A Pinot Noir cuvée from vines around 40 years old, farmed organically and planted on clayey soils. The grapes are harvested by hand when fully ripe, followed by 3 weeks of maceration in vats with 15% of whole clusters, destemming by hand, gentle pressing to preserve the fruit flavours, maturation in 600-litre demi-muid barrels and stainless steel vats. Unfined, unfiltered, bottled in Spring 2020 with a micro-dose of sulphur.
Jean-Baptiste Ménigoz of Domaine des Bottes Rouges didn’t begin his career as a vigneron but rather as a schoolteacher. However, whenever the bell rang, he’d spend all his free time working in vineyards. This continued for nearly ten years, until the day he was taken on for an apprenticeship at the historic Jura estate of Stéphane Tissot. From that point on, he was determined to spend his...All wines
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