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Puligny-Montrachet AC 2014, Le Trézin
  • 215. Puligny-Montrachet AC 2014, Le Trézin

    Domaine Marc Colin

    100% Chardonnay (13% alc.)

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    The Colins’ Trézin vineyards (60 years old) lie above Puligny. It is cooler here and so the wine always retains a good cut of acidity that marries beautifully with its steely, composed fruit. For drinking now to 2020.

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Winemaker
Damien Colin, Domaine Marc Colin
Location
Gamay
Size of domaine
20 hectares in total. Bts produced of PM = 1200-1500 a year
Grape
Chardonnay 60 yr old vines. 10,000 vines per hectare.
Terroir
Above Puligny at 250-300 mtrs altitude by the forest; very exposed to the wind (facing due south). Very white soils 50cm deep and lots of stones. Limestone base. Harvested later as cooler.
Viticulture
Have always ploughed the soil. Since 2002 no chemical weedkillers used. Hand harvest 100%. 45 hectos per hectare.
Vinification
Pneumatic press. Whole grape bunches into press for 2½ hectares slow press. Natural, indigenous yeasts. Both alcoholic and malo fermentations in barrel. Racked once. No batonnage. Elevage 35% new oak, 1+2 yr old for balance. Fined with a mix of casein and bentonite – filtered lightly by kieselghur. Bottled in early September using their own equipment.
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