After some experiences in biochemistry and in the kitchen of few restaurants, Christophe Pacalet decide to create in 1999, with the help of his famous uncle Marcel Lapierre, the Domaine Les Marcellins. Christophe has selected the best plots of old vines and cultivate them exactly like he wants, in the respect of the wine and the environment thanks to obtain the best grapes.
Composition: 100% Gamay
Blend from 4 plots for a total of 0.74 ha
Manual harvest with a cold carbonic fermentation without SO2 and only with indigenous yest. The wine is aged on the lees in high volume wooden barrels during 8 to 12 months
Eye: nice ruby robe, with lot of life and very attractive
Nose: really smooth, delicate with notes of fruit on his youth but goes with years on Burgundy flavors (violet, rose)
Mouth: full-body wine with floral notes on the retro-olfaction. Impressive finish who seems to never wants to ends… Can be kept 10 years in your cellar.