The 2019 Justin Girardin Santenay Vieilles Vignes is sourced from 50-year-old vines grown according to organic and biodynamic principles. Justin Girardin is 17th generation of Girardins making wine in Burgundy, and his uncle is the very famous Vincent Girardin. This is a delicate wine marked by a dominant red fruits such as cherry, raspberry, and blackcurrant, but with a distinctive savory backbone.
Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
Appellation: Santenay AOC
Farming Practices: Organic and biodynamic
Aging: 12 months in French oak barrels, 15% new
Winemaker: Justin Girardin