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Fixin 'Vieilles Vignes', Domaine Denis Mortet

Fixin 'Vieilles Vignes', Domaine Denis Mortet
  • From two lieu dits: Champs Pennebaut (northern section of Fixin) and Champs des Charmes (southern section of Fixin)
  • 0.75 ha parcel
  • 60+ year old vines
  • De-stemmed
  • Indigenous yeast
  • Aged 18 months in barrel (25% new)
  • Unfined and unfiltered
Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
France
Region:
Burgundy
Appellation:
Fixin
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

Jasper Morris

Score:
90-92
Date:
2019-11-01
Review:
From two plots one on black earth and yellow marl in parts, one on the stones in Champs des Charmes which he has had since 2014. Rich bright purple, fine ripe but balanced nose, an exquisite quality of fruit, finer to my mind than the more chunky Marsannay. Not a hint of rusticity here.

Tim Atkin

Score:
91