Lignier-Michelot Morey-Saint-Denis Premier Cru Les Faconnières

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

Wine Information

For Virgile, this terroir, especially the soils, are worthy of Grand Cru status. "You just can't make bad wine here."

The name of this parcel refers to the falcons that circle around the vineyard. Work in all of Virgile's vines and the cellar has been carried out in function of the lunar cycle since 2010.

Size: 0.73 ha (1.80 ac)
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vine Age: Planted in 1948
Terroir: Above Les Chenevery on richer clay soils
Viticulture: Organic (not certified)
Vinification: 50% de-stemmed, cold pre-fermentation maceration, rapid de-vatting. Aged for 12 months on fine lees in barrel (30% new), 5 months settling in tank, unfiltered.

  • Product Name: Morey-Saint-Denis Premier Cru Les Faconnières
  • Producer: Domaine Virgile Lignier-Michelot
  • Importer: Becky Wasserman Selections
  • Country Region Appellation:
    • France
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    • France
    • Burgundy
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    • France
    • Burgundy
    • Cote de Nuits
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    • France
    • Burgundy
    • Cote de Nuits
    • Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru
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    • France
    • Burgundy
    • Cote de Nuits
    • Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru
    • Les Faconnieres
  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Agricultural Standards: Organic
  • Closure: Cork
  • ALC %: 13