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Beaune 1er cru Bressandes Domaine Albert Morot
AA3240

£47.95
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Description

Vintage - 2014

Country - France

Region - Burgundy

Grape Varieties - Pinot Noir 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Domaine Albert Morot

Tasting notes - A well structured and classic red Burgundy. Aromas of cherry and raspberry lead to a silky, fleshy palate of wild strawberry enveloped in firm tannins on the finish.

ProducerNote

In 1820, Albert Morot set up his negociant business in Beaune. Between 1984 and

1999 the estate was managed by Françoise Choppin, who discontinued the

negociant activity in order to concentrate on its vineyards and winemaking. The

domain covers eight hectares of vineyard, divided into 10 appellations and is

certified organic from the 2015 vintage. In January 2000, Geoffroy Choppin de

Janvry, an agronomist engineer specialising in viticulture and oenology, took over

the estate from his great aunt. Adopting a minimal intervention approach, Geoffroy

crafts wines of ultimate purity which are highly rated around the world.

Vintage

Winter was mild and spring was dry. Early flowering at the start of June predicted

harvesting in the second half of September; 100 days after flowering. After two

beautiful warm months the unthinkable occurred; on 28th June the vines were struck

by a hailstorm, for the second year in a row. The vines suffered considerable

damage, especially the whites, resulting in significantly reduced yields in 2014. The

summer weather was average, with a cool August. September rescued the vintage

with warm weather and blue skies every day, allowing the grapes to achieve

maturity.

Vineyard

Les Bressandes is a Premier Cru designated vineyard situated to the north of Beaune.

Domaine Albert Morot cultivates 1.27 hectares and the average age of the vines is

50 years old. Planted at a density of 10,000 vines per hectare, these old vines

produce a yield of just 23 to 25 hectolitres per hectare. An annual green harvest

controls yields and ensures maximum flavour concentration in the fruit. The soil is

predominantly limestone mixed with marl. The vineyards are in conversion to organic

status; the vines are cultivated with the utmost respect for the environment and

biodiversity is encouraged. The use of artificial pesticides, herbicides and fungicides

is strictly prohibited. Many biodynamic practices are also employed.

Delivery

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Any queries should be directed to the shop by telephone on 01522 544737 or email to enquiries@steephillwines.com.

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