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Prosper Maufoux Reference Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2017 £17.95
Prosper Maufoux Reference Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2017
Pinot Noir is a capricious varietal that is difficult to grow and which is highly susceptible to vine diseases. It requires a northerly climate to thrive and express its full complexity. Pinot Noir likes the limestone soils in the Bourgogne wine region, which range from the Upper Jurassic limestone of Givry to the fossil-rich subsoil from the Bajocian age found in Gevrey-Chambertin. The Bourgogne wine region has all the attributes for the successful growing of Pinot Noir. Here, the varietal reflects the tiny variations in the terroir on which it is planted, making the range of nuances found in Bourgogne wines unique.
After manual harvesting and sorting, the maceration is done prior cold fermentation. This process is carried out at 10 ° C from 4 to 5 days. At this stage all fruit flavors and many other components are released. Posteriorimente, the wine is fermented for 8 months in French oak barrels that are lightly toasted and have 15% new oak.
It has aromas that make this wine is opulent with explosive aromas of fresh red fruits. The flavors that give a pretty perfect balance between freshness and fruitiness and is recommended as an accompaniment to dishes grilled meats and soft cheeses.
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