2014 Neveu Sancerre Le Colombier Rouge

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GRAPE VARIETIES : 100 % Pinot Noir



AVERAGE AGE OF VINES : 25 to 30 years



SOILS : 50 % Caillottes (limestone) 50 % Terres Blanches (clay-limestone)



VINEYARD WORK : 75 % of the Pinot Noir vines are grass-covered, in order to curb the vine’s vigour and control the quantity and health of the grapes.



PRUNING : Guyot Simple



PLANTING DENSITY : 7,000 vines/hectare



HARVESTING : Optimisation of the maturity with rigorous sorting of the grapes in the vineyards and in the winery.



VINIFICATION : - 100 % destalked



- Cold pre-fermentation maceration for 4-5 days



- Temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation for one week with pumping  over operations



- Malolactic fermentation



- Ageing in vat



SERVING TEMPERATURE : 12-14°C



TASTING NOTES : This wine develops aromas of fresh red fruit (strawberries, blackcurrants, etc.) on the nose with lovely harmony on the palate. Tasty tannins deliver an aromatic finish.



FOOD-WINE PAIRINGS : Charcuterie, Grills, White Meat, Cheeses. Fish.



BEST DRINKING TIME : Within 5 years



 


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