Domaine Bernard Moreau Chassagne-Montrachet Vieilles Vignes Rouge 2017
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Notes from the Winemaker:
Total Size: 180 ha (445 acres) village vineyards
Winery Holdings: 3.7 ha (9.14 acres) Reds
Home to 3 Grand Cru vineyards, 16 Premier Cru Climats and 47 AOC Lieux-dits.
The vineyards are also located in Chassagne-Montrachet, and these are specifically just below Pierres. From old vines 50-55 years of age. The winemaker tries to be very gentle with the wine to avoid coarse tannins. He reduced the oak treatment since 2011 from 30% to 25% to avoid dried out tannins.
Made from Pinot Noir grapes.
Vine age planted 1960-1965.
Fermented in 10%-30% new French oak barrels, using naturally occurring yeast.
Aged in 10%-30% new French oak barrels.
Aged for 14-15 months.
Bottled without fining and usually without filtration unless the wine is cloudy.