Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2013 Domaine Forey Pere & Fils
€ 18,15 (incl. Vat)
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This small but outstanding domaine was created in 1840. The Forey domaine now exploits about 10 hectares of vineyards in Nuits Saint Georges, Vosne-Romanée and Flagey-Echezeaux. With the recent additions, the domaine extends its reach into the villages of Vougeot and Morey Saint Denis, as well.
A manual harvest is followed by a 3 to 4 day cold maceration. The cuvaison usually continues for three to four weeks. During that time Forey does a pigeage the extent of which depends on the underlying structure of the vintage. The malolactic fermentation occurs in barrel. There is now only one racking done during the period of elevage. The wines are bottled unfined and unfiltered after spending 16 to 20 months in small oak barrels and demi-muids (used primarily for the village and simple Bourgogne appellations) with 20% to 50% new oak used depending on the structure and the character of the vintage as well as the amount produced of each individual cuvée. The level of wines is outstanding, starting with the Bourgogne and as the top cuvee the Echezeax. As importer of Forey we have the Bourgogne as wine of the month for a super price of 14.95 incl VAT. Handcrafted Burgundy pinot noir for this price is worth trying !