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Domaine René Lequin-Colin 2016 Santenay "Vieilles Vignes"
A blend of three plots in Santenay, this old-vines pinot noir over-delivers in every way. To the east of the commune is “Champs Claude” with vines 70+ years old; closer to Chassagne is “Les Hates” with vines 50-55 years old; and “Clos Genet” where the vines are 40-45 years old. François believes that “Les Hates” brings structure and the other two sites bring finesse and fruitiness. The wine is full of red fruit brightness with a base note of darker fruits, all on lattice-like structure that carries the wine to a long finish.
- Pinot Noir
- Côte de Beaune
- Champs Claude, Les Hates, Clos Genet
- Clay, limestone
- Certified Organic: Ecocert
- Stainless steel
- 12 months neutral barrel (20% new) - 3 months stainless
- 4.3 g/L
- 750 ml, 375 ml, 1.5 L