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PERNAND-VERGELESSES

PREMIER CRU

Ile des Vergelesses

Region : Côte de Beaune
Village : Pernand-Vergelesses
Appellation : Pernand-Vergelesses Premier Cru
Grape variety : Pinot Noir

The Vine:

Average vine age : 60 years

Soil : Clay and iron.

Average yield : 40 hl/ha

Harvest hand picked

Description:

The village of Pernand-Vergelesses is located just 3km from Aloxe-Corton, and of all the villages that the Grand Cru hill of Corton looks over, this is the most picturesque. The vineyard of “Ile des Vergelesses” is relatively high up on the slope and enjoys a northeasterly exposure, which means that the fruit achieves maximum ripeness quite late on. Our Pernand-Vergelesses “Ile des Vergelesses” is worked traditionally by the winemakers of Domaine Louis Latour.

Vinification & Ageing :

Fermentation

Traditional in open vats. 100% malolactic fermentation.

Ageing

10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels, 25% new

Barrels

Louis Latour cooperage, french oak, medium toasted

Wine tasting :

Our Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru “Ile des Vergelesses” 2020 has a deep and bright colour with garnet hues. Aromas of blackberry, raspberry and undergrowth emanate from its nose. Ample and round on the palate, this wine develops notes of raspberries, with hints of mocha. The finish is fresh and tannic.

Wine tips :

Cellaring Potential  : 7-10 years

Serving temperature : 15-17°

Tasting Note :

Our Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru “Ile des Vergelesses” 2020 has a deep and bright colour with garnet hues. Aromas of blackberry, raspberry and undergrowth emanate from its nose. Ample and round on the palate, this wine develops notes of raspberries, with hints of mocha. The finish is fresh and tannic.

Food Pairing :

Game birds – poultry – mature cheeses.