Ladoix Rouge 2018
Ladoix Rouge: 50-year-old vines on a limestone-clay soil with red clays. The result is a wine with beautiful flesh and fruity notes (raspberries, blackcurrant and cherries), a lot of freshness in the palate with an oriental finish of mandarins and violets.
Soil and climate
The ”Champs Pussuet” climate is located on a gently sloping slope facing south-east. The ground is covered with limestone scree from the top of the Côte, red silt deposited in ice ages and rocks resulting from the alteration of the underlying geological layers.
Pinot noir fine type, qualitative rootstock 161-49.
Average age: 50 years, 10,000 vines / ha. Yield: 40 hl / ha
Environmentally friendly and sustainable
Whole grapes sorted without SO2 with twice-daily punching down for 3 weeks. Alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts without artificial thermoregulation. Malolactic fermentation in barrels.
On lees, reductive aging in barrels without racking, with stirring without SO2 for 12 months, followed by 3 months in foudre.
Its color is brilliant garnet with purplish reflections. Fruity notes (raspberries, cherries), elderberry, iris and spices (cloves). Its mouth is delicious, marrying a round and structured shape.
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