"100% whole-cluster pressing, indigenous yeast fermentation, gentle extraction. Aged for 18 months in barrel (15% new), low sulfur additions only at bottling."
"Longeroies is a combination of the words longe meaning “long and narrow.” Roie means “furrow,” a long narrow trench made in the ground by a plow.
Les Longeroies is a very large vineyard spanning a kilometer from north to south. It is divided into three parcels: Dessus des Longeroies, Bas des Longeroies, and En Montchenevoy. The three parcels total 36 hectares (89 acres). Sylvain’s Longeroies is located in Bas des Longeroies (18.5 ha or 46 ac), which is considered the best part of the vineyard for red wine. The vineyard sits at 275-meters elevation. The slope is moderate. It faces southeast.."
Burgundy, France / Pinot Noir