Domaine Virgile Lignier-Michelot Morey-Saint-Denis Premier Cru Aux Charmes

Virgile Lignier-Michelot Morey-Saint-Denis Premier Cru Aux Charmes

Wine Information
Size: 0.25 ha (0.62 ac)
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vine Age: Planted in 1954
Terroir: Bottom of combe just below Combottes, clay and sedimentary soils
Viticulture: Organic (not certified)
Vinification: 50% whole-cluster, cold maceration before fermentation. Aged for 12 months in barrel (30% new), 3 months settling in tank, gentle white earth filtration.

 

Additional Information: This Morey 1er Cru is thus named because it is a small continuation of the Gevrey-Chambertin Grand Cru Les Mazoyères, which may also be called Charmes.

The vineyard is pruned to Guyot and Cordon, with higher trellising and careful plowing. Since 2010, viticultural and cellar work are carried out according to the lunar calendar.

  • Product Name: Morey-Saint-Denis Premier Cru Aux Charmes
  • 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
    • Aux Charmes
  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Agricultural Standards: Organic
  • ALC %: 13