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KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Maranges 1er Cru Loyères
Pinot Noir 40 years old Jurassic substrate, mainly black/grey marl .25 ha
Maranges 1er Cru La Fussière
Pinot Noir Planted in 1930, 1947, 1955, 1962, 1987 Jurassic substrate, mainly black/grey marl 1.12 ha
Maranges 1er Cru Les Clos Roussots
Pinot Noir Planted in 1969, 1974 Jurassic substrate/graphite limestone .52 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Grapes are hand harvested and sorted in the vineyard
• 100% de-stemmed
• Must undergoes cold-soak for 1 week at 10°C
• Temperature of tank is raised to 18°C and fermentation begins
• For Les Clos Roussots, fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks
• For La Fussière, fermentation takes place in cement tanks
• 2 or 3 punch-downs early in fermentation, and then gentle pump-overs
• Fermentation lasts 18 - 20 days
• Wine ages in barrel (40% new oak, 60% 1 or 2 years old) for 11 - 12 months.
• The barrels for each vineyard are then blended into stainless steel tanks and aged for another 3 months
• Wine is not fined nor filtered

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Maranges
Producer
Didier Regnaudot
Founded
1950
Annual Production
1,600 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
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