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Chateau de Marsannay - Clos de Jeu - red - 2017 - 750mL

Chateau de Marsannay - Clos de Jeu - red - 2017 - 750mL

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WHAT THE  WINEMAKERS  ARE SAYING

“This wine reveals powerful on the palate and a great length.” Chateau de Marsannay

OUR NOTES

Château de Marsannay bears the name of the village that hosts it. The estate owns 28 hectares on the best “climats” of the Marsannay appellation, which has done a classification request for 13 of those plots of land. Château de Marsannay presents wealthy terroirs with plots in Chambertin, Ruchottes-Chambertin, Clos de Vougeot, Echezeaux, Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Bel-Air, Champeaux and Vosne-Romanée En Orveaux… Olivier Halley, Château de Marsannay’s owner and passionate about Burgundy wines, is one of the Great Patrons and Founders of Climats de Bourgogne Association classified by UNESCO as part of the World Heritage on the 4th of July, 2015.

TECHNICAL SHEET

Name of the climat: Le Clos de Jeu
Operated vineyard surface: 1.79 hectares
Grape variety: Pinot Noir
Soil: stony clay-limestone composed of Entroques limestone

Exposure: South / South-East
Location: mid-slope 

Harvest: manual harvest followed by a manual sorting 

Vinification: after destalking all the grapes, the berries are put into thermo-regulated stainless steel vats for a perfect cold maceration of Pinot Noir. The fermentation may be punctuated by push downs in order to obtain a soft and complete extraction

Ageing: in new oak barrels (33%) as well as in oak barrels of one or two years, preceded by a soft must pressing 

Time of ageing: 12 months in oak barrels then 4 months in a tank