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Bourgogne
Bourgogne Pinot Noir Réserve du Bastion 2012

Bourgogne Pinot Noir
Réserve du Bastion 2012

Grape Variety : Pinot Noir

Soil : Clay and limestone from the Jurassic with a soil texture more or less deep depending on the plots.

Site : Grapes are exclusively sourced from select vineyards in the Côte de Nuits and from Terroirs located in the south of the Côte de Beaune and Côte Chalonnaise.

The Vintage 2012 : After a very cold winter and a cold spring, the weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. It became fine again in the second half of August with hot temperatures. The harvest commenced early September under a bright sunshine. The combination of all those climatic factors has engendered a significant drop of the yields but quality is there. Meticulous vinifications have produced wines with very pure aromas and a very fresh structure.

Tasting : Bright red colour. Intense aromas of ripe cherries mixed with liquorice and spices. Complex and well-crafted. Very pure fruit. Crunchy texture and well integrated tannins. Long and refreshing aftertaste.

Food pairing : Super classic Burgundy, ideal with braised and roasted meats, as well as meat-sauced pastas.

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