Santenay Tête de Cuvée Domaine François d’Allaines 2019

MXN $1315

Grape: 100% Pinot Noir

Appellation: Santenay AOC

Region: Bourgogne, France

You’ll taste/smell: Santenay is located in the southern part of Bourgogne. It’s elegant with everything you expect from a good Bourgogne: aromatic concentration and complexity. On the nose red fruits stand out, spicy notes and on the palate it presents a juicy texture with soft tannins. It’s a wine that can be appreciated in youth and with good aging potential.

Good to have it with: go very french with terrines and maybe steak and pomme frites, or veal chops.

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The vines located in the “Prarons”, for the first time in this cuvée, raises the wine to an even higher category.

Alcohol Grade: 13.5%

Aging/ Vinification: Unlike white wines, red wines are vinified with the juice, seeds and skins. Only the stalks (stalks) are removed. The wines are born from maceration in vats (about 2 to 3 weeks) where the skins and pips bring color and tannins. After pressing, the wine is put in barrels where the malolactic fermentation will take place under the same conditions as for the whites. The wine is aged 18 months in traditional barrels.
Best to have it: 12-18ºC
Annual Production: 1,800 bottles
Aging Potential: 8-10 years
Size: 750 ml

The Winery: Domaine François d’Allaines

The François d’Allaines house has been established since 1996 in Demigny, a few kilometers from Meursault, Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne-Montrachet. Very close to this mythical coast where the greatest dry white wines in the world are produced.

A few partners who love fine wines have given themselves the means to vinify wines from the best terroirs of Côte de Beaune, Côte Châlonnaise and Mâconnais.

Established for 30 years in the heart of the Côte D’Or, close to Meursault and Puligny Montrachet, François, has been characterized by producing wines faithful to its concept: ripe grapes and long periods of aging in barrels without batonnage to demonstrate the fineness and complexity of the Bourgogne terroir.

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