RULLY 1er CRU AOC "MARISSOU"
Rully 1er Cru AOC "Marissous" 2016
Pinot Noir 100%
18/20 La Revue des Vins de France
-Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir
-Plantation density: 10 000 vines/Ha
-Vineyard work : guyot pruning system, severe de-budding, ploughing.
-Yields: 35 to 40 hl/ha
Harvests: Manual. Two sorting: at the vineyard and at the cellar
Vinification: 100% destalking 4 to 5 days of cold pre-fermentation maceration Fermentation occurs at 28-30 °C. Punching of the cap and pumping overs two times a day. At Domaine Ninot punching of the caps are still processed with the foot. Vatting time: 10 to 15 days. After devatting, light pressing to blend free run and press wine.
Ageing: 100% in barrels. To preserve the delicacy of the aromas, the use of new oak is limited (10% new oak, 30% one year old barrels, 30% two years old barrels, 30% three years old barrels) Full malolactic fermentation
Tasting notes: Intense garnet color. The nose is appealing and subtle on red fruits aromas. The mouth is ample dominated by cherry notes. The final is elegant and fresh on sweet spicy notes.
Ageing potential: 3 to 7 years.
Food pairing : Roasted meat, duck breast. small feathered game, rabbit chasseur or lamb. The cheeseboard:: soft cheeses, Reblochon, Cîteaux, Brillat-Savarin and Epoisses