Sylvain Loichet Puligny-Montrachet Vieilles Vignes 2020

First, you are seduced by pure intense aromas of citrus fruits like lemon and a hint of lightly toasted hazelnut. Then on the palate dry floral and mineral notes. The palate has good structure and purity, with great length and a long, elegant finish - a wine that only gets more beautiful with age.
The plot of vines is located in the village of Puligny-Montrachet, towards Chassagne-Montrachet. The vines are between 55 and 60 years old and grow on deep clay soils.After manual harvesting, carried out when the grapes are fully ripe, the grapes are gently pressed in a pneumatic press. The must is transferred overnight and in French oak barrels, 30% of which are new oak. Fermentation begins naturally with native yeast and bacteria. After aging for 14 months, the wine undergoes fine filtration and is then bottled by gravity.
  • About Sylvain Loichet

    After completing his studies at l'Ecole de Beaune, Sylvain Loichet took over the 3.5 hectares of vineyards belonging to his grandparents in 2005. Until recently, the wine was produced in Comblanchien, but the cellar is now located in Chorey-Les-Beaune. From the start, he wanted to work only with organically grown grapes to best express the terroir of all the different Burgundy "appellations. He has succeeded wonderfully.

    The date of harvest is determined by the ripeness of the grapes. Sylvain looks for aromatic ripeness, as well as the grapes' potential in alcohol and their acidity, which are extremely important in making great wines that can age well. The grapes are harvested by hand to select only the best grapes. The grapes are sorted a second time in the cellar before being pressed (for white wines) and put into fermentation vats (for red wines).

    The fermentation of the wines takes place in oak barrels with natural yeast. The white wines are then aged for 18 months and the reds for 24. New oak is used for half of the Grands Crus and a third of the Premiers Crus. For the smaller appellations, he uses oak barrels that have been used 1 to 4 times before.

    • Druif

      Chardonnay

    • Jaartal

      2019

    • Herkomst

      Bourgogne, Frankrijk

    • Lekker bij

      Kreeft met botersaus, tarbot, zeetong, romige risotto

    • Smaakprofiel

      Droog, vol, puur en intens

    • Productiemethode

      Biodynamisch

    • Inhoud

      13.5 % - 0.75 cl

    • Prijzen

      *4.2 Vivino