Pale gold in colour. Fine floral and citrus aromas open up in the glass. The palate has exceptional length for this level of appellation, the wine being full-bodied with lovely purity.
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 grapes were hand picked and sorted into small, perforated boxes, then pressed over two and a half hours straight into cask, with no settling to preserve maximum lees, for a very long fermentation (up to 10 months) using indigenous yeasts. The wines were aged in less than 25% new oak barrels for 19 months, with no racking or stirring of the lees to retain the mineral character in the wine. The wine was lightly filtered and bentonite fined before being bottled using gravity.