The wines have more concentration but they are easy to taste. They all display deep colours. They are evolving nicely, increasing in complexity and elegance.
Maceration and vinification take 2 to 3 weeks
Maceration and fermentation temperatures under total control.Joseph Drouhin seeks total control of the process of extraction; extraction gives colour and substance but should never be detrimental to the finesse and typical character of the wine.
Type: in barrels (20% in new oak)
Length: 14 to 18 months
Origin of the wood: French oak forests
Weathering of the wood: Joseph Drouhin insists on total control of the weathering for a period of 3 years, one of the contributing elements to the elegance of the wine.
Temperature: 16°C (61-62°F).
Cellaring: 8 to 30 years.
Grape: 100% Pinot Noir