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Domaine René Lequin-Colin 2020 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 fermented by native yeasts in neutral barrique, with 20% new barrels. Elevage continues for a 12 month period, under the same barrel program, followed by an additional 3 months in stainless steel before bottling.

  • 2020
  • Pinot Noir
  • Villages
  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Champs Claude, Les Hates, Clos Genet
  • Southwest
  • Clay, limestone
  • Certified Organic by Ecocert
  • Neutral barrel (20% new)
  • 12 months neutral barrel (20% new), 3 months stainless
  • Yes
  • 750 ml
  • Red
  • 3760128913756
  • $35.00