Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir.
BEAUNE PREMIER CRU "LES MARCONNETS"
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Visual: Bright garnet red.
Palate: Ample with a close-knit tannic structure and fine length.
Food and wine pairing
Excellent with meat dishes in marinade or when accompanied by pungent sauces and with strong cheeses.
Beaune wines are rich and can continue to develop for at least 8 to 10 years, and even up to 15 to 20 years if laid down in a cellar.
A "village" appellation which takes its name from the town of Beaune. It covers 450 hectares, 322 of which are classified as Premier Cru. The right to use the words "Premier Cru" is a distinction granted to certain climats whose wines are traditionally highly regarded. These climats (the Burgundian word for a specific plot) are specially delimited. Only 11% of wines produced in Burgundy can claim this honour. The "Les Marconnets"climat extends over 9.39 hectares.
Vinification and maturing
Vinification in wooden vats followed by maturing in barrels for 15 to 17 months, 25% new oak.