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Producer: Domaine Nicolas RossignolGrape Varieties: 100% Pinot NoirOptimum Drinking: Within 12 yearsWine Style: Complex elegant Pinot NoirAlcohol by Volume: 13%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: France
An intensely floral nose exhibiting notes of blackberry, redcurrant and wet stone. Very pure and elegant with supple and precise flavours and an impressively long, firm finish.
Nicolas Rossignol was born in 1974, the 5th generation of his family to be involved in wine. After technical training in Beaune he worked in Volnay, Châteauneuf du Pape, South Africa and Bordeaux before returning to the family estate. In 1997, he purchased 3 hectares spread over Volnay, Pommard, Beaune, Aloxe-Corton and Pernand-Vergelesses. In 1998, he increased his vineyard holdings by another hectare. Today, Nicolas makes wine from his own estate, as well as from his fathers's vineyards (Domaine Familial Rossignol Jeanniard) bottling everything under the name Nicolas Rossignol. His wines have excellent body and rich tannins.
Guyot System. Sustainable farming methods. No use of weed killer. Pruning according to the lunar calendar.
Fermentation lasts around 3 weeks. Wines are aged on the lees. Use of new oak can vary depending on the vintage. Delayed malolactic fermentation (after about 8 months) to give more complexity and structure. No racking, fining or filtration.
Full flavoured meat and poultry dishes.
Pinot Noir 100%
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