Joannes Violot Guillemard Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Rouge, 2019, 750ML

SKU: 887809
Sub region: Beaune
Variety: Pinot Noir
Rating: Wine Advocate 91-93

Joannes Violot Guillemard (6th generation) took over in 2019 from his father Thierry. Organic growth since 1999.

Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches Rouge - South east exposed single parcel of 65 years old vines, that give wines that are round, silky and very persistent on the palate.

100% Pinot Noir, 50% whole cluster.

The must is cold macerated for 5-6 days and fermented in wooden vats for around 10 days. After that a post fermentation maceration to lower the temperature of the wine. The pomace is pressed in a pneumatic press and placed in oak barrels for 14-18 months for maturation. 50% new barrels and 50% 1 time used barrels.