Sunday, January 17, 2016

Domaine A. Rousseau P. & F. (Gevrey-Chambertin) -- 2014s Tasted from Cask

Harvesting began on 12 September. Quantities are “not enormous, but ok.” There was a small sorting primarily for rot. The Asian fruit fly was a problem for three locations near the forest, but otherwise not. Grapes were entirely destemmed, and then “a small amount” of stems were added back for fermentation. Malolactic fermentations were heterogeneous – the village Gevrey finished in February, some of the others continued into the summer. (Continue reading here.)