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La Plante Chassey, 2017

By Domaine Derain

  • Appellation: Mercurey
  • Region: Bourgogne
  • Country: France
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: 85%Pinot Noir, 15% Pinot Beurrot (an old Burgundy varietal, related to Pinot Gris)
  • Soil type: Clay
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 11 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 13% Bottle size: 75cl Average age of the vines: 100 years Organic certified - Suitable for Vegetarian only Hand harvest into small boxes–allows the grapes to arrive at the winery intact. Part whole bunch/partially destemmed. Trodden by foot. Natural yeast, traditional fermentation for 7-21 days in traditional wooden tanks.At the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine is pressed. Raised in barrels, in the cellar, for 6-14 months according to the vintage. Racked once before bottling. Aromas of cherries and forest berries. The palate is fruity and fresh, with a long firm aftertaste.

About Domaine Derain

Bourgogne, France

Julien and Carole have taken over Dominique Derain’s Winery since December 2016.
In the cellar, minimal handling, spontaneous fermentation, sulphur generally avoided ! The work is done to bring the wines to great finesse and a great brilliance.