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2013 Rollin Aloxe CortonPinot Noir from France

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VINIFICATION AND AGEING Harvesting is entirely by hand. The grapes are transported in small crates then carefully sorted on arrival at the vat-house. Thereafter, they are tota...

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VINIFICATION AND AGEING Harvesting is entirely by hand. The grapes are transported in small crates then carefully sorted on arrival at the vat-house. Thereafter, they are totally destemmed and gravity-fed to vat, to maintain their integrity. After a pre-fermentation maceration for 5 to 6 days at 10°C, alcoholic fermentation starts off naturally at regulated temperature. During this period, daily tasting allows the operations of punching down and pumping over to be adjusted to the specificities of the vintage. After two to three weeks in vat the wines are housed in oak barrels (of which 25% new oak) for a period of 12 to 14 months. In barrel, malolactic fermentation occurs naturally in spring. After racking, wines are assembled in vat, until bottling by us during the following winter, without fining or filtering. TASTE PROFILE This Pinot Noir develops a deep and intense bouquet. The first taste impression is generous, fine and fruity. This wine could almost seem ‘gourmand’ and for early-drinking if the ripe tannins and the structure on the finish did not come to remind us we are dealing with a wine for keeping. Three to five years in bottle would be beneficial to it… GASTRONOMIC HARMONY This wine will go very well with game and with stews, even if these are highly seasoned. It will also support the presence of mature cheeses of strong character, such as Epoisses, Brillat-Savarin, Livarot…

Product Detail

Item # 103380
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-Region Aloxe-Corton
Ratings
Vintage 2013
Color Red
ABV 13.0%
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry and mushroom
Nose barnyard, cherry, plum, game and tomato