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Derain: Saint-Aubin Le Ban

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Saint-Aubin Le Ban
PRODUCER:
Derain
VINTAGE:
2016
APPELLATION:
Saint-Aubin Le Ban
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Pinot Noir
FERMENTATION TANKS:
Conical Wooden Vat & Barrels
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
16 Days in Conical Wooden Vat
MALOLACTIC:
Done
AGED IN:
Minimum 5 Year Old Barrel
AGED FOR:
12 Months
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
N/A
VEGAN:
Yes
TOTAL SO2:
28 mg/L
SO2 REGIME:
1 Month Before Bottling
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
13% vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
1,400 bottles
ALTITUDE:
330 m
SOIL:
Brown Clay, Limestone
YEAR PLANTED:
1920’s
DENSITY:
10,000 vines/hectare
YIELD:
11 Hectoliters per Hectare

QUICK FACTS

One hectare of vines in total, 2/3 of which is 25+ year old vines. Dominique Derain discovered the vineyard while hiking and made the original planted it in 1989.

It is the original vineyard of the domaine with the inaugural bottling in 1991.

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