From: Burgundy, France
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes: Very typical Burgundy: wine with a very clean, complex, and delicate nose, a fine and diversified bouquet of aromas, red fruits, and leafy undergrowth.
The story of Didier Montchovet is one of dedication and passion. In 1984 Didier decided he would pursue an organic/biodynamic approach which was not a popular idea at the time in Burgundy. Because of this, there was no help from his family, and he started off on his own leasing just half a hectare of vines (just over one acre). It was a slow process. He acquired another 6 acres (2.5 hectares) in ’89 and officially released his first vintage for sale in 1990. Didier has continued to grow with the utmost concern for the land, adding two larger plots to his Domaine from the communes of Bouze-les-Beaune and Nantoux. With one glance at the vineyards it is easy to see that Didier follows a different path with more than half of his vines planted in the ‘Y’ shaped, Lyre trellis system. Didier believes there to be many benefits for this method including better circulation for the grapes preventing disease, better exposure for the soil to plant grasses and cereals increasing biodiversity, and the added benefit of the grapes growing higher off the ground, making it easier for the workers to pick standing up. Even the organic fertilizer (manure) is all produced on the property from their livestock minimizing the carbon footprint of the winery. This commitment to high standards in the vineyard is expressed in each bottle released from Domaine Didier Montchovet.
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