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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Irancy
Pinot Noir 30-40 years old Kimmeridgian limestone 16 ha total
Irancy
La Grande Côte
Pinot Noir 30-40 years old Kimmeridgian limestone 16 ha total
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Vineyards are tilled, without the use of fertilizer, insecticides, or herbicides
• Grapes are hand-harvested, sorted in the vineyard, and destemmed in the cellar
• Grapes are fermented with natural yeasts in temperature-controlled underground cement tanks for 10-15 days
• Wines are aged in 228L oak barrels (15% new) for one year; The oak comes from the family’s own land and from the Les Bertranges forest

Irancy
• A blend of several lieux-dits

Irancy La Grande Côte
• A single-vineyard lieu-dit bottling
Grande Côte faces south/southwest and produces concentrated, full-bodied Pinot Noir with pronounced structure and ageability

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Irancy
Producer
Benoît Cantin
Annual Production
6,500 cases
Farming
Sustainable
Website
https://www.cantin-irancy.com
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