Pale yellow colour. A fresh, lively nose, with notes of citrus and a touch of elegant oak. The wine is well balanced with good acidity, medium to full body and long, mineral finish.
Jean-Claude Boisset is going from strength to strength under the stewardship of Gr̩gory Patriat, and his wines have received much critical acclaim over recent years. Key are the entry point Bourgogne wines, which are sealed under stelvin, handled in the same way as the
The whole bunches of grapes were pressed very gently for two and a half hours. The must was dropped to 12°C before being transferring to barrels, without settling to conserve as much of the lees as possible. A long fermentation followed using natural yeasts. The wine aged for ten months without racking, and with no lees stirring to accentuate the wine`s mineral qualities. 10% new French oak barrels were used to impart subtle complexity and a smooth finish. Bottling took place in July 2011 using gravity after fining with bentonite and a very light filtration.