Domaine des Gaudets Cote du Py 2021, Burgundy, France

Christophe Sornay represents the fifth generation to take over the family farm. In the commune of Villie-Morgon, the Sornay family has a solid reputation that it has defended since it took over the Domaine in 2007. The total surface of the Domaine is 12 hectares.Christophe Sornay, attentive to the eco-system, makes the weeding of the vines and brings an enrichment of the humus with his crushed branches. Cote de Py has become the most famous terroir of the Morgon Appellation because of its South facing exposure. Soil = schist. Vines : 65 average years old. Yields = 40hl/ha. Winemaking: Manual picking, complete grapes. De-stemming 40%. Vatting time for 14 to 15 days. Carbonic maceration. Ageing in oak barrels for one year. Tasting notes: Full body with a lot of fullness in mouth. Garnet red colour. Strong ripe fruit aromas : cherry, peach, apricot, plum…. Very well melted and fine tannins. Mineral finish.