Grande Sendrée in a nutshell…
~ Sourced from a single location
~ “Crayot” soil
~ Very low sulphur content
~ Liqueur de dosage aged in wood
Vinification of the Grande Sendrée cuvée
~ Only the juices from first pressing are used
~ Mechanical low-pressure presses
~ Use of gravity to avoid oxidation
~ Natural settling
~ Minimal use of sulphur
~ Alcoholic fermentation – 2 weeks at low temp.
~ Natural ML
~ No filtering
~ Assemblage – 32% of the wines are matured in oak barrels for 9 months
~ After bottling, the cuvée is aged for more than 6 years sur lattes.
~ Dosage: 5 g/l
GRAPE VARIETY: 55 % Pinot Noir, 45 % Chardonnay
FOOD PAIRINGS: Ideal as an aperitif. Superb accompaniment for broth of crayfish with grapefruit, carpaccio Saint Jacques, poultry from Bresse with truffles à la crème. Serve at: 45°F.
TASTING NOTES: Golden in colour with amber nuances. The Grande Sendrée reveals subtle aromas of dried fruits, some touches of toast and wax, the whole unfolding into fruity notes of citrus fruits, fruits with white flesh, stoned fruits… The palate accentuates the vinosity, the depth and the structure.
2012 | Tech Sheet | POS | Label | Bottle Shot