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Rémi Jeanniard

Domaine Rémi Jeanniard - Morey-Saint-Denis Vieilles Vignes 2021

Domaine Rémi Jeanniard - Morey-Saint-Denis Vieilles Vignes 2021

Open, elegant, immediately seductive nose of violets and lilies, sweet fruits and gingerbread spices. Plush tannins, texture evoking cocoa powder, beautiful length on ripe red fruits.

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Location: Morey-Saint-Denis
Lieu-dits: Clos des Elms (plot planted in 1951), Clos Solon (plot planted in 1945)
Exposure: East
Altitude: 240 metres
Soil: Calcareous soil resulting from the alteration of fine colluvium-alluvium, resting on varied training
Yield: 50hl/hectare
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir
Alcohol: 13.3%

Mechanical weed control, no insecticide used since 2004.
Work in the vineyards and cellar are scheduled according to the lunar calendar.
Partial leaf stripping and green harvesting practised to avoid botyritis.
Manual Harvest on 24 September 2021.

Grapes sorted at the vineyard for the preservation of their quality.
Destemming: 20% whole bunch
Vatting: 3 weeks of fermentation in stainless steel vats.
Cold pre-fermentation maceration. Dry ice is used for cooling and for better extraction. No yeast starter.
Ageing in oak barrels, with 20% new oak, on lees for 1 year.
Light filtration before bottling.

The Producer

Rémi Jeanniard started his own domaine in 2003, after about 20 years of working at his father’s domaine, and upon the retirement of his father. The family winery was divided between Rémi and his brother. Rémi's inaugural vintage was premiered in 2004.

The estate of Domaine Rémi Jeanniard currently encompasses communes in the heart of Côte de Nuits - Morey-Saint-Denis, Gevrey-Chambertin, and Chambolle-Musigny. The vines in the domaine, being at least 50 years old, are of older than average age amongst those in the region. As such, Rémi tends to them with meticulous care, and abstains from chemical fertilisers.

Rémi practices green harvesting and handpicks his harvest selectively in order to increase the quality of the must in his grapes. The grapes are carefully sorted and destalked, and fermented with only natural yeast. To produce wines true to the terroir, bottling is done without fining.