2015
Bourgogne Les Ursulines

Pinot Noir
Description

This wine has the noblest pedigree imaginable, coming as it does from the Côte de Nuits. The grapes were grown on old vines on which specified growing techniques were used.

Please note that this is an imported wine and cannot legally be shipped to GA, IL, MI, MT, VA, IA, LA, MO or WV.

Tasting Notes
Appearance: 

Bright purple.

Aroma: 

Aromas of black fruits, a very elegant wine with spicy notes.

Palate: 

A structured wine with soft tanins and a beautiful velvety texture.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

Harvest date: from 5th to 11th of September 2015. The grapes were handpicked and collected in 20-kg perforated crates. They were sorted a first time in the vineyard and a second time on the sorting table when they arrived at the winery.
At the winery: the grapes were completely destemmed but not crushed and were gravity-fed into tanks. Maceration lasted a total of 22 days including one week of cold maceration (12°C). Fermentation used indigenous yeasts only (no additives
such as enzymes or tannins were used). Infrequent punching of the cap (eight maximum).

Tech Notes
  • Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
  • Harvest Date: Sept. 5-11, 2015
  • Aging:
    • 14 Months
    • 100% French Oak
    • 15% New Oak
Pairs Well With
Meats & Fish:
Fettuccine with Shiitake Mushrooms & Basil Recipe
Cheese & Nuts:
Medium cheeses
Fruits & Vegetables:
Sautéed Mushrooms
$28