Powerful and complex, our Simone 2020 is a deep ruby color with hints of violet. The nose is bursting with energy, distilling a captivating aromatic bouquet of fresh roses, black fruits and graphite. The palate is fresh and vibrant. The tight tannic structure is velvety, with a long, vibrant and slightly saline finish. This special cuvée will express the same energy for the next 35 years.ALCOHOL14%SERVING TEMP.16°CDRINKABILITYNow to 35 years
Nestled at the foot of the Château de Pommard, Simone is a 0.53 hectare plot of remarkable terroir that embodies the soul of our domain. With one of the highest internal surface of clay in Burgundy, her Pinot Noir is delicate and intense. Planted in 1986, her vines produce a rich, complex, and rare cuvée.APPELLATIONPommardPLOT SIZE0.53 hectareAGE OF VINESAround 30 years
Hand-harvested grapes, hand-sorted on a vibrating table. 80% whole-cluster, placed into stainless steel fermentation vats by gravity flow. Weeks-long maceration, minimal pumping-over, and punching-down. Pressing in pneumatic press. Placed in French oak barrels for aging on fine lees. Light filtration.HARVESTAugust 27, 2020AGING18 months in 30% new French oak barrelsPRODUCTION1,800 bottles
The Soul of Our Domain
In the most generous years, we produce 1,800 bottles of this intense, rich and complex Pinot Noir—our rarest cuvée, available by allocation only.