Tortochot Gevrey Chambertin 1er cru Lavaux St Jacques, 2019, 750ML

SKU: 887867
Sub region: Cotes de Nuits
Variety: Pinot Noir
Rating: Burghound 92

Founded in 1865 domaine Tortochot currently farms 11 hectares of vines in 3 appellations, with most of the vineyards acquired by Gabriel Tortochot in the early 20th century.

Most of the wines in the past were sold to Maison Joseph Drouhin, but with the arrival of Chantal Tortochot in1997 the domaine started to bottle all its wines. In 2013 the domaine finalized conversion to organic viticulture and is now ECO Certified.

Gevrey Chambertin 1er cru Lavaux St Jacques

Fruit from a 0.61 ha parcel, at the bottom of the Combe de Lavaux. This is a vineyard that struggles to reach ripeness and has very pure red fruit character.

25% whole cluster, cold macerated for 5 days and fermented with indigenous yeast. Aged for 12 months in 50% new French oak from a mix of different coopers.