Lucien Muzard Santenay VV

Lucien Muzard


Vintage: 2015
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Santenay
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Pinot Noir
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: From low yielding vines scattered throughout the village of Santenay, planted in the 1960s
Orientation: Southeast
Soil: Clay-limestone
Viticulture: Organically farmed, soils are worked, all fruit is hand-harvested.
Vinification: Fermented in wooden vats, with 40% whole clusters. No punch downs, only gentle pump overs to avoid aggressive tannins.
Aging: Aged 10 months, 30% in tank and 70% in 228-liter and 350-liter barrels, 15% of which are new.
Production: 1,500 cs annually
Notes: Old vine Santenay Rouge for those who love an earthy, plummy style of honest Cote de Beaune Red Burgundy. Drinks beautifully now with it's meaty, fleshy fruit, but definitely promise for some exciting evolution in the next 3-5 years.