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Rouge Noir 2014

Dark ruby color with raspberry and vanilla notes. There is a specific earthiness that marries the red fruit with subtle oak flavors to end on a clean finish.

WINEMAKER  Pierre Clément

WINERY  Domaine de Chatenoy

APPELLATION  Menetou-Salon

GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Pinot Noir

TERROIR  The soil is Kimmeridgian era clay and limestone with south to south west exposure to the sun.

VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The Domaine holds 60 hectares of 30 to 50 year-old vines. The grapes are hand harvested and vinified for 15 to 20 days. Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation and maturation in oak casks for one year.

AGING  One year in oak cask, one third new oak each year.

FOOD PAIRING  Excellent with game, salmon, tuna and dishes with aromatic sauces. Perfect with roasted chicken!


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