La Grande Côte - 2020 - Pascal Cotat
Domaine Pascal Cotat
A powerful, chiselled, wide-shouldered wine, with notes of white fruits. A majestic wine, elegant, smooth and mineralesque. The only problem is that you're going to drink it too fast... This immense Sauvignon deserves to be aged in your cellar 5 to 10 years.
- 75 cl
- Degree of alcohol
- 15 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2040
100% Sauvignon, harvested perfectly ripe, from a legendary vine parcel, planted on calcareous and marl soil. This parcel is harvested each year just after Les Monts Damnés. Harvest lasts 5 days for the 2.3 hectares that make up the estate, and the grapes reach up to 14.6 degrees potential alcohol. Pascal likes to intervene as little as possible, neither fining nor filtering his wines. The estate produces 18000 bottles per year, exported to 24 countries, of which the seven importers in America alone take 5000 every year... These wines are rare!
Pascal Cotat is the major reference in the appellation, he works his vines on the steep slopes of Chavignol, 2.3 hectares which came to him after the family estate was split between he and his cousin (François). Only 2.3 hectares, but what a treasure! Here the limestone bedrock predominates, giving Pascal’s wines the vibrancy and minerality of a Chablis. The estate’s renown was forged by the...All wines
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