2017 Domain Edmond Cornu & Fils Bourgogne Rouge Pinot noir

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Year 2017

Producer Domain Edmond Cornu & Fils

Region France, Laddoix

Variety Pinot Noir

Alcohol 14%

Size 750ml

Serving temperature 18°C

Type Red

Pairing grilled meats, and all kind of cheeses.

Rubis red colour. The nose is showing lots of fruits, typical of Pinot Noir grapes (cherry, cherry stones, strawberry) In the mouth, this wine is supple with discreet tannins. Easy drinking.

 

Vinification Grapes are hand-picked and brought to cellar in picking boxes. Harvest is entirely de-stemmed, and will ferment in vat for 8 to 10 days. It is then pressed, and when the fermentation is over, the vine is transferred for 2/3 on wood barrels, on which it will stay 10 months. The rest is left in stainless steel tank. Sediment that builds up during the various stages of maturation is racked up 2 or 3 times. By the last racking, wine is blended and fined. Light filtering before bottling.

 

Ageing Potential 2-8 years

The Edmond Cornu et Fils Estate is located in the village of Ladoix, in the Côte de Beaune vineyards on the Corton hillside. Domaine Cornu owns 4 different parcels, les Grandes Terres, Barrigard, Gremelle and Sous Buisson. Average age of the vines is 30 years old. Clay and limestone soil with gravel subsoil on one side, and marl on the other side.