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Pernand 1er Les Vergelesses

Pernand 1er Les Vergelesses

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SKU: 11295

Halfway up the slope of the ‘Golden Hill’ is a wonderful terroir of clay and limestone with red hue, very like the soil at Aloxe-Corton. 80% whole bunch natural ferment in concrete vats before press, then resting for over a year in old oak. On the palate medium-bodied yet powerful with black cherries, black fruit and pepper spice with a beautiful long finish. The tannins are silky and rounded and will continue to reveal its full splendour in the years to come. 

Details

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Winemaker Claude Nicolay
Country of Origin France
AOC Pernand Vergelesses
Grapes
Region Burgundy
Vintage 2021
ABV 12.5%
Style Red Wine
Food Pairings
  • Light Fish & Shellfish
  • Soft Cheese

Characteristics

  • Low Acidity
    High Acidity
  • Light Bodied
    Full Bodied
  • Dry Profile
    Sweet Profile

Click & Collect Locations

  • ✅ Mullingar HQ

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Winemaker
Winemakers

Claude Nicolay

Claude Nicolay & her brother, François, are the current generation in a family estate that was founded in 1834. They have small plots totalling 34 acres dotted throughout some of Burgundy’s biggest names including; Savigny-lès-Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses and Aloxe-Corton. Claude and François have not rested on the prestigiousfamily name (they are related to the Chandon family of Moët& Chandon in Champagne). Since 2001 they have been on ajourney towards fully biodynamic viticulture, a reaction towhat they felt was the destruction of vineyards in Burgundy through profuse spraying with chemical pesticides and herbicides. What you get here is not just a Chardonnay from the exalted Grand Cru slopes of Corton-Le Charlemagne, but a pure andhonest expression of time and place. Gently nurtured inseven-year-old barrels after a slow fermentation, it displays power and elegance from early on, developing richness and complexity as it matures in bottle.

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