Domaine Lignier-Michelot Morey-Saint-Denis Premier Cru Les Chenevery

Domaine Lignier-Michelot Morey-Saint-Denis Premier Cru Les Chenevery

Wine Information
Guyot and Cordon pruning, with higher trellising and careful plowing. Since 2010, work in the vineyards and cellar is carried out in function of the lunar cycle.

An elegant wine with an extremely long and wonderful finish.  125 cases made on average on the .3 ha big vineyard known as les Chenevery.  The vines are between 55 and 60 years old

 

Size: 0.27 ha (0.67 ac)
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vine Age: Planted from 1952 to 1957
Terroir: Below Faconnières on the hill, soils with higher limestone content from the bedrock which resurfaces in some areas
Viticulture: Organic (not certified)
Vinification: 20-50% de-stemmed, short cold pre-fermentation maceration, rapid de-vatting. Aged for 12 months in barrel (30% new), 3 months settling in tank, gentle white earth filtration.

  • Product Name: Morey-Saint-Denis Premier Cru Les Chenevery
  • Producer: Domaine Virgile Lignier-Michelot
  • Importer: Becky Wasserman Selections
  • Country Region Appellation:
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    • Les Chenevery
  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Agricultural Standards: Organic
  • Closure: Cork
  • ALC %: 13