ALOXE-CORTON 1ER CRU “La Toppe au vert”
Pinot Noir 100%
Oxfordian clay-limestone with red clays and pebbles.
VINIFICATION / AGING
Manual harvest. Sorted and destemmed.
Alcoholic fermentation in open vats for about 15 days with 2 pigeages per day at the start.
Aged in oak barrels (10% new barrels) for 13 months.
Colour: Brilliant purple.
Nose: Fruity (strawberry, cherry) evolving towards very ripe almost kirsch fruit.
Palate: Full, lots of substance.
Veal, chicken, pot au feu, fine fish, medium flavored cheeses.