Brouilly Vieilles Vignes

Silky smooth with a light smoky finish.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

  • Vintage 2015
  • Producer
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • Alcohol 12.5%
  • Composition:
    100% Gamay
  • Winemaker Notes Domaine du Tracot has been owned by the Dubost family since 1902. Its origin was found in writings and traces on the main building. With his two sons, Corentin and Joffrey, Jean-Paul hopes that the 4th generation will continue the family tradition in providing wines that reflect their terroir, the culture of the vineyard and respecting the environment and soil. 2015 is a warm vintage with an early harvest and ripe fruit.
  • Tasting Notes Beautifully balanced with lovely fresh fruit, real energy and charm. The wine is ripe with red fruits and rounded tannins, and shows exceptional concentration from low yielding 80-year-old Gamay vines. Smooth and refreshing with cherry flavors and a light smoky finish.
  • Press WA 89
  • Vineyard
    • Cru: Brouilly
    • Villages: St. Leger, Odener, and Cercie; north of Brouilly
    • Average age of Vines: 80 years
    • Soil: slopes of clay, limestone, granite, and blue schists
    • Yield: Average of 40 hl/hc (52 permitted), 2015 yield: 36 hl/hc
  • Vinification
    • Maceration: semi-carbonic maceration: 12 day whole grape carbonic maceration in concrete and steel tanks with twice daily pump over of 10 minutes
    • Fermentation: pressing and first racking, completion of alcoholic fermentation at 25 degrees and malolactic fermentation at 20 degrees.
    • Racking: raised undisturbed through the winter at 15 degrees in concrete and steel tanks
    • Filtration/Fining: light filtration, no fining
    • Production: 3000 cases
    • Ageing: 5-7 years
    • Environment/Sustainability: biodynamic practices
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