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Pierre Morey, 'Terres Blanches' Pierre Morey 2019
France / White

Pierre Morey, 'Terres Blanches' Pierre Morey 2019

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Fruit

Earth

Acid

Body

Minerality

Notes from The Source Imports:

"Pierre Morey is a living legend in Burgundy. He was the régisseur (winemaker and vineyard manager) for the famed Domaine Leflaive starting in 1988 and ending in July of 2008. During his time at this notorious estate, he converted both Domaine Leflaive and his own estate vineyards to biodynamic farming and winemaking starting in 1991 and officially recognized by 1997.  He is responsible for producing some of the greatest white wines in the history of Burgundy."

From Andy:

The estate is now firmly under the direction of Pierre's daughter, Anne. Like her father she believes deeply in biodynamics and the importance of farming in creating a terroir-driven wine. She speaks of wine in abstracts that make sense once you appreciate the deep complexity of these wines - they cannot be encapsulated by tasting notes. 

Parcel planted in 1988 between 1er Cru La Goutte d’Or and Le Clos de Mazeray. Shallow, high limestone soils.

Country
France
Sub-Region
Cote de Beaune
Region
Burgundy
Varieties
Chardonnay
Farming
Biodynamic and Organic
Soil
Shallow limestone soils
Winemaking
Gentle pneumatic pressing, 12 to 24 hours cold settling, alcoholic fermentation on fine lees in oak barrel (new oak varies). Fined/filtered if necessary. Aged for 16 to 20 months in barrel (20-50% new oak), gravity bottling.