2017 Berthaut-Gerbet Fixin

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2017 Berthaut-Gerbet Fixin

A cuvee blend of four small vineyards from Fixin (Clos du Village, Fixey, Aux Prés and La Sorgentière). --Berthaut-Gerbet 

At a Glance

  • Size: 2.6 ha (6.4 ac)
  • Variety: Pinot Noir
  • Vine Age: Planted 1980-1990
  • Terroir: Blend of lieux-dits: Fixey, Le Village, Le Pré, La Sorgentière and La Vionne; with limestone and marl
    A type of limestone rock that contains a significant percentage of clay. The term marl (marne in French) can also refer to a clay-rich calcareous soil.
    " style="box-sizing: border-box; border-bottom: 1px dotted rgb(0, 0, 0) !important; color: rgb(0, 0, 0) !important;">marl soils
  • Viticulture: Lutte raisonnée
  • Vinification: 100% de-stemmed
    grapes are separated from the stem
    " style="box-sizing: border-box; border-bottom: 1px dotted rgb(0, 0, 0) !important; color: rgb(0, 0, 0) !important;">de-stemmed, mostly pump-overs with some punch-downs, indigenous yeast fermentation. Aged for 12 months in barrel (no new oak).

--Becky Wasserman