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Emilie Geantet, Gevrey-Chambertin Les Evocelles 2013

MOP 625.00

Gevrey-Chambertin Les Evocelles is made with 100% Pinot Noir from vines with an average age of 38 years, grown in soil consisting of clay, limestone and oyster fossils. This Pinot Noir has a beautiful hue. It has a rich perfumed nose with lots of cassis and bright red fruits, lovely grainy texture on the palate with silky tannins, fine minerality and good balancing acidity. This wine has real concentration and a lovely long finish.
Bottle Size: 750ml
Grape: Pinot Noir

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“Emilie Geantet founded her estate in 2005. After graduating from university, Emilie worked for several years with her father Vincent (head of the Domaine Geantet-Pansiot estate), reinforcing her training in wine making, and modeling her approach to the job on her father’s style before deciding to set up a business of her own in which she could further exercise her talent and love for winemaking.
Emilie’s style is a similar one to Geantet-Pansiot, as the winemaking is still carried out by Emilie and her father, if not less rustic. The grapes are harvested from the 3.5 hectares of vineyard from one contracted grape grower in Brochon, Gevrey-Chambertin and Fixin. After the grapes are carefully selected by Emilie, they are picked over again by a fruit sorter before destemming and fermentation.
Conscious of traditional techniques, remontage and pigeage is carried out twice a day. 30% of the wine is aged for 12-13 months in new barrels and the rest in 1 or 2 year old barrels. It is lightly filtered with no lees extraction, and then bottled. For this young wine maker, the excellent results are due to a severe selection of the grapes as well as a vinification favoring the expression of the fruit. The wines of Emilie Geantet are fast finding their own market in Europe, and are now available in Macau exclusively through Claret Wines.”