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Auxey Duresses "Vieilles Vignes"


Variety: Pinot noir.
  Average production: 6000 bottles per year.
  Soil: clay and limestone.
  Average age of the vines: 100 years

Viticulture: :
  Sustainable agriculture.
  Soil tillage.
  Green harvest.
  Harvested by hand.
  Selective sorting of grapes.



  100% de-stemmed.
  Fermentation on the skins for 12 to 15 days.
  Temperature controlled.
  Daily pump-over and punch-down.
  Pneumatically pressed.
  Aged in oak (20% new).
  Bottled after 12 months.

  Beautiful ruby color, like raspberries.
  A seductive nose with good intensity emphasizing notes of oak, ripe fruit and a slight animal character.
  The palate is well-supported by it’s weight, roundness and delicate tannins.

Aging and serving recommendations:
  This wine can be served a bit cool but not at room temperature. Uncork it an hour before serving
  to let the aromas open up.

  It will be perfect with all grilled red meats, roasts or cooked in sauce, or with small game such as quail,
  pheasant or partridge.

Excessive drinking is dangerous for your health. Wine must be consumed and appreciated with moderation.