Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Producer: Domaine Dandelion (Morgane Seuillot & Christian Knott)
Region: Meloisey, Burgundy, France
Wild Scale: 4/5
Winemaking: Organic Pinot Noir grapes were harvested by hand. Whole bunch maceration in concrete tank before fermentation with indigenous yeast in old barrels. Aged in old oak barrels. No filtration, fining or added sulphur.
This Wine: Natural Pinot Noir from the cooler parts of Burgundy. Fresh cherry and earthy notes. A wine that will get better and better with time. Very small production.
Notes on the Winemaker: Morgane from Burgundy and Christian from Australia are the duo behind Domaine Dandelion near Saint-Romain in the Côte de Beaune, Burgundy. They work 2.2 hectares of Aligoté, Gamay and Pinot Noir vines by horse or hand. Organic and Biodynamic techniques are used in the vineyard and nothing is ever added to the wines. The labels are made at an old paper mill and include pressed flowers.