Le Haut du Village Château de Villars-Fontaine

Le Haut du Village

/ AOC Hautes Côtes de Nuits

  • Appelation : AOC Hautes Côtes de Nuits
  • Domain : Château de Villars-Fontaine
  • Grape : Pinot Noir
  • Vintage : 2011

Details :

Surface : 15,2 ha spread over 8 plots
Grape: 100% Pinot Noir
Soil: Clayey-limestone, Color reddish-brown, shallow, on pearly slab
Altitude: 300 to 360 m
Sun exposure: est, sud et ouest
Wind exposure: Fairly sheltered
Year of plantation: 1954, 1973, 1983 and 1999
Cultural type: Vines high and wide
Density: 3300 vines/ha
Size: Double Guyot
Harvest: Manual in boxes
Vinification: Sorting, total destemming and crushing before vatting, cold maceration, long vatting (about 3 weeks) at temperatures between 25 and 30 ° C
Maturing: 30 months in oak barrels, 1/3 new barrels
Keeping: To be opened from 3-7 years for lovers of powerful and tannic wines, can be kept 20 to 30 years according to the vintages
To drink with: Red meats, game, cheese.