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Domaine Lecheneaut Bourgogne Rouge 2014

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Good entry level organic Burgundy that could do with a bit of time in bottle. It's tight at the moment, but give this a day to open or a year in your cellar and you will be rewarded for your patience. Dark fruited with slight reduction and a feathering of new oak. Structured and medium weighted this Bourgogne will live some years. - Chris L

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Importer Note:

Domaine Lécheneaut is run by brothers Vincent and Philippe, who took over the family domaine after the death of their father, Fernand, in 1986.

Today the domaine comprises 10 hectares of vineyard located pre-dominantly in the Côte de Nuits. The brothers have modernised the domaine and gained an enviable reputation for many of their wines, including the Clos de la Roche, produced in miniscule quantities, which is said to be equal to Dujac and Rousseau. They are also known for their Nuits-Saint-Georges cuvées, which are considered amongst the finest produced.

The vineyards here have been run organically since 2000 with a view to improving overall vine health and quality. These results are now being seen in an increase in quality of the fruit.

The wines are produced with all the modern Burgundian techniques and equipment; very low yields, green-harvesting, leaf plucking, a sorting table, de-stemming; cold-soaking, saignées, temperature control during fermentation and some new oak. The élevage is longer than many domaines with 18 months spent in barrel. The wines are bottled without fining or filtration.

Additional Information

Volume (ml)750ml
Winemaking PracticesMinimal Intervention
Vineyard PracticesOrganic/Biodynamic
Product typeWine Red Pinot Noir
Vintage2014
CountryFrance
RegionBurgundy
Sub-RegionBourgogne

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