Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru "Les Referts"

60 years old

The vines are located in the village of Puligny Montrachet, in the south of the Cte de Beaune. "Les Referts" parcel is in the north of Puligny, next to the famous Les Combettes parcel between Meursault village and Puligny Montrachet one. Sol : clay and limestone. The subsoil is composed of different limestone layers. The slope is very low. 100% chardonnay - Guyot pruning with different yearly works in the vineyard (pruning, trellising on wires/tying-in, thinning fruit-bunches).

The grapes are harvested by hand and sorted when picking the grapes. The grapes are wholly pressed in a pneumatic press at a low pressure for a slow extraction. A cold settling is then made for 12 hours. The juice is put in oak barrels of 228 liters (25% of new oak) for both of alcoholic and malolactic fermentation.

Ageing during 14 months. A month before the bottling, the wine from the different barrels is put in a stainless steel tank to make the blend. The wine is finally fined and lightly filtered before bottling it following the moon calendar.

Wine with lot of fineness and liveliness.

Fish, shellfish or creamy white meat.
Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru "Les Referts"
Puligny-Montrachet 1er cru "Les Referts"

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