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Cotes du Jura Pinot Noir, Marie-Pierre Chevassu 2022
Marie-Pierre Chevassu-Fassenet was brought up with her three sisters in Menetru. Her mother Marie came from a family of vignerons and her father Denis farmed mainly cows. He took on some vineyards in the 1980s and, as all his daughters enjoyed helping, he expanded the business and started making and selling wine.
Marie-Pierre chose a career in wine and after wine studies in Beaune and an oenology degree at Dijon she worked in New Zealand, Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Champagne before returning to work in the Jura for several years as cellar manager in a local co-op. Les Granges-Bernard is a wonderful old Jurassien farm surrounded atmospheric
cellars at the farm are full of old wood from large foudres down to fûts and feuillettes.
The Pinot Noir is deliciously full of fruit, with a touch of CO2 gas that disappears with some aeration.
Producer Marie-Pierre Chevassu-Fassnenet
Origin Cotes de Jura AOC, France
Grapes 100% Pinot Noir
Alcohol 12.5% ABV
Style Medium body red
Bottle size 750ml
Winemaking Manual harvested. Fermented with indigenous yeast. Unfiltered, unfined, SO2 at bottling
Notes Organic Lutte Raisonnée, Natural