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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. 


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


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  • ✅ Mullingar HQ

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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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