Domaine Petitot 2018 Ladoix, Vieilles Vignes

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Although Petitots have been farming in Burgundy for five generations, before the Domaine was founded they primarily grew grains. Hervé began working at the estate with his father in 1990 and took over in 1994 along with his wife Natalie who is a trained oenologist. They work together seamlessly to produce beautiful, vibrant Burgundies. In the vineyards, the Petitots plow as frequently as possible to eliminate the need for herbicides and use no insecticides. Hervé and Natalie believe that a wine is “photography of the year” in which it was grown so all their work is focused on allowing the terroir and the quality of the vintage to shine through. This wine is sourced from a vineyard with 50 year old vines in chalky-marl soils at 650 feet elevation. Grapes are hand picked, destemmed and undergo a 3-day cold maceration. An 8-12 day fermentation in cement tanks is done with only indigenous yeast. Cap is punched down twice a day to start, then pumping over to activate yeast. The wine aged…

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