Michel Gaunoux Corton Renardes GC

Michel Gaunoux

Wine label
Vintage:2001
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:France
Region:Burgundy
Appellation:Corton
Type:Red
Varietals:Pinot Noir
Vineyard:The only Grand Cru holding -- a .63 hectare parcel -- that was purchased by the domaine in 1957.
Orientation:east to south, south-west
Soil:clay-limestone colluvium over a limestone base
Viticulture:hand harvested and farmed using sustainable methods
Vinification:Wines are de-stemmed and then vinified in large wooden casks using indigenous yeasts as well as an extended maceration.
Aging:aged in barriques, of which a very small percentage is new.
Tasting:The most savage and gamey of the Gaunoux lineup, but with a delicacy that combats the more rustic reputation of Corton Renardes. This is a wine that will reward patience.