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Jean Fournier Marsannay 'Clos du Roy' Rouge 2018
  • Winery

    Domaine Jean Fournier


    Pinot Noir


    France / Bourgogne / Côte de Nuits / Marsannay

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    Jean Fournier Marsannay 'Clos du Roy' Rouge 2018

    • Harvested by hand from organic vineyards dating back 40, 50, and 70 years.  2018 Marsannay Clos du Roy has a perfumed bouquet of blackberry and raspberry fruit infused with blood orange and tangerine, playful and quite forward in style. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins and a fine bead of acidity. Fresh from the start, with good grip and detail on the finish.


      Fermentation 60% destemmed / cold soak for 6 days / temperature controlled fermentation around 20 days with punchdowns and remontage / light pressing at dryness and gravity fed into barrels
      Malolactic spontaneous malolactic fermentation
      Maturation 12 months in both demi-muids and 500L barrels 40% of which is new / an additional 6 months in demi-muids / bottled unfiltered
      Sulfur 45mg total after malolactic fermentation
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