Collotte Marsannay Vieilles Vignes
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Four generations of the Collotte family have lived and grown vines in Marsannay-la-Côte, the most northerly village of the Côte de Nuits. In 1981, Philippe Collotte - aged only 16 - was the first to bottle his own wines under the family name. Today, his talented daughter Isabelle runs this 17-hectare domaine having finished her studies at the prestigious wine school of Beaune.
Marsannay has a reputation for producing very attractive, generous and well-priced Pinot Noir and is the only Burgundy appellation that can also release white and rosé. Locally Domaine Collotte is regarded as a winery to watch.
Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir
Viticulture: From 50 year old vines spread between the 5 vineyards of Les Etalles, Les Grasses Têtes, Les Favières, En Combereau and Les Boivins.
Winemaking: The grapes are 100% destemmed for a controlled fermentation. The wine is aged 50% in French oak barrels and 50% in stainless steel for 10 months before the bottling without filtration
Tasting Note: High toned raspberry and cherry fruit, pure and succulent with delicate mineral tannins, a little mulberry on the finish, pretty and elegant. Perfumed and seductive.
Food Match: Ideal with a mushroom risotto, griled duck breast, and charcuterie
Sugar Level: <0.2g.l
Closure: Natural Cork
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