Wine characteristics

Pommard 1 er Cru Les Saussilles 2004

 

The Wine 

Splendid black pinot colour, intense and limpid, this wine stir small red fruits and under-wood.

Its structure is subtle, smoothly, harmonious and very persistent. 

 

Viticulture 

Vine is 80 years old

Cultivation, vines are ridged up

Sustainable control of pests and diseases

No fertilizing since few years

Manual thinning out of leaves

Green grape-picking when the raps are ripped

 

Vinification

Limited yield (40 hl).

Hand grape-picking with pierced boxes, rapes are chosen in field.

Moderated use of sulphur dioxide

Clusters of grape are pulled out

Local yeast

Traditional fermenting in vats, open tubs.

Breeding in cask which 30% are new

No sticking, no filtration

Hand bottling in the domain after 14 month of breeding.

 

 

 

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