Grape(s): Pinot Noir
Localization: Loire Valley, France
Tasting Notes: Deep garnet in color with flavors of black fruits, cherries and spices. Silk, powerful and harmonious. Drink for +10 years
Notes: Maceration for 30 days with temperature regulation between 20 ° and 22 ° C.
Aged for 12 months for 70% in French oak barrels for 1 to 10 wines and 30% in vats.
The Domain: Formerly run by Joël and Sylvie Cirotte, the domaine is situated near Bue, Cher and dates back to the early 19th centure. For generations the domaine was in operation but is now run by the Cirotte’s, in the very capable hands of Joel and Sylvie who are now teaching their children, Fabien and Marie, the art of wine making. With the total land under vine currently at 10 hectares: 60% Sauvignon Blanc and 40% Pinot Noir, the vines aged between 55-70 years old, they cover the medium-to-high parts of the rolling hills, producing wines with consistent focus and appeal.