l'Atelier Santenay 1er Cru Clos Rousseau 2015

l'Atelier Santenay 1er Cru Clos Rousseau 2015

Maison Benjamin Laroche
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The L’Atelier range is the natural extension of Benjamin Laroche’s offerings of Burgundian cuvées now expanding to the rest of the region and its famous red and white wines.

Artisan winemakers craft each cuvée of l’Atelier following state-of-the-art rules. From plot selection to uncompromising winemaking, they work thoroughly all year round to age wines representing the best of their terroirs.

L’Atelier expresses this passion for excellence. It combines in-depth vineyard knowledge and expertise with the heritage of the ancestral history of Burgundy.

Notes and Reviews

Château Tasting

Its intense red garnet colour — like a black cherry — shines impressively. A still discreet but suave bouquet recalls hints of rose petals, peony, and violet red fruits with a liquorice nuance.

On the palate it is deep, intense, and finely tannic with a heady, velvety mixture of Bigarreaux cherries and raspberry confit, all with an ethereal vivacity that keeps lifting the wine throughout the tasting.

Product Details

Vintage 2015
Grape Varieties Pinot noir
Viticulture Conventional
Type Red
Age of Vines 25 years old
Vinification Hand picked, fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks
Elevage 12 months in oak barrels
Yield 25 hl/ha
Soil Type Clayey chalky marl with stones