Pernand-Vergelesses Rouge 'Les Belles Filles' - Jean-Claude Ramonet - 2017
Burgundy / France
Hand harvested from vines located inbetween Aloxe-Corton and Savigny-les-Beaune. 20+ year old vines planted in clay-limestone soils
Grapes are de-stemmed before pressing
Short cold maceration in concrete vats followed by spontaneous fermentation lasting for 8-10 days
Limited punch downs + pump overs
Aged for 12-15 months in oak barrels (10-20% new oak)
An assertive and direct red from a top producer in the Côte de Beaune. There's weight to the body and a poweful bouqet of red and black berries, spice and a touch of smoke. A silky, elegant mouthfeel and an intense finish all come through in the glass.