Paul Chapelle Santenay Gravieres 1er Cru

Paul Chapelle


Vintage: 2012
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Santenay
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Pinot Noir
Vineyard: Old vine parcel located east of the village of Santenay, inherited by Monsieur Chapelle in 1976. Vines are over 45 years old.
Orientation: south-facing, excellent sun exposure
Soil: Fine limestone, gravelly soils
Viticulture: Farmed "lutte raisonnée" (semi-organic) and yields are kept very low.
Vinification: Traditional vinification methods are used and wines are fermented using natural yeasts
Aging: Aged in 18 to 24 months in oak, only 10-15% of which is new. Wine is held in the cellars for several years before being released.