Hérisson Pinot Noir


Grape variety: Pinot noir

Appellation: Vin de France

Label: Vin biologique - Certifié par Ecocert, Réemploi

Average yield: 60 hl/ha

The vines are located in Aude on clay-limestone and gravel terroirs. The climate is cool, influenced by the proximity of the Pyrenean massif.

Vinification & ageing

Night harvest of the grapes. Grapes are harvested at night. De-stemming, crushing, vatting, pre-fermentation cold maceration for a few days. Pumping over, punching down during the vinification phase under temperature control (20-25°c). Pressing of the marc, separation of the drops and presses. Aged in stainless steel tanks. No fining. ageing in stainless steel tank. No gluing. Filtration: Tangential filtration.

Tasting notes

Sensory Palette: Fin, Gourmand

Visual: Cherry colour with ruby hues

Olfactory: Intense aromas of morello cherries, peony, sweet spices

Gustatory: Fruity, generous, punctuated with notes of vanilla

Serving temperature: 10-12°C°C

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Pinot noir

Originally from Burgundy, Pinot Noir is a red grape variety, which produces red, rosé, still and sparkling wines, not very productive but very qualitative.When young, Pinot Noir red wine develops notes of red fruits, progressing towards spicy and empyreumatic notes. When it ages, it develops notes of candied fruit, kirsch and jam.It is renowned for adapting to other terroirs beyond French borders. This grape variety is one of the most widely planted varieties in the world.