Demarne-Frison, Brut Nature Blanc de Noirs ‘Goustan’ Aube

100% Pinot Noir from 1 h/a of vineyards in Ville-sur-Arce.  Hillsides are steep; the kimmeridgian soils, shallow, a blend of either white or yellow clay and limestone.  Raised in old barrique for nine months.  Full malo.  Bottled without dosage.  2010 vintage, October 2012 disgorgement, 2014 release.

March 2019

Gold. Time in bottle has brought out a sweeter straw and earthy organics.  Ornamented and mirabelle-flavored, fat and full.  Now.

June 2015

Gold. Vinous, galvanic and clever, such is the yin-yang of snappy minerality and burnished swell. Boldly Aube, the generosity and sheer ripeness of fruit more than compensates for the lack of dosage. Crackery at the end. Now – 2020.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s