Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux “Mise Tardive” 2016
Domaine Pattes Loup (Thomas Pico)
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Wine Type White - Still
Vineyard From 4 hectares of domaine vines on 1er Butteaux.
Soil Kimmeridgian, limestone.
Viticulture Vineyards are farmed using organic methods. All vineyard work is done by hand. Yields are low at the domaine, approximately 28 - 35 hectoliters per hectare depending on the vintage.
Vinification Pico uses a "champagne press" at the domaine to allow for a very slow and delicate press of the grapes. All juice moves downstairs to the vinification settling room by gravity through a drain at the bottle of the press. All wines are fermented using only indigenous yeasts and élevage is slow and long. The juice is racked and finished in stainless steel tanks before being bottled without fining and filtration.
Aging Aged for 34 months on its lees in a combination of inox tank and demi-muids.
Production Extremely limited.
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