2019 Antoine Lienhardt Cote de Nuits-Villages 'Emphase', Burgundy, France
Six parcels location around the village of Comblanchien. Intended to show the beauty and complexity that comes with blending grapes from different soils, expositions, root stock and vine age (but averaging 60-70 years). Harvested at optimum ripeness (always determined by consistent tasting in the vineyards), Whole cluster semi-carbonic maceration in stainless steel tank; indigenous yeast fermention. No sulfur added in vinification. One year in barrel.
Emphase represents the beauty and complexity that come from blending fruit from meticulously farmed parcels with different soils, expositions, root stock and vine age (but averaging 60-70 years). A true "village" and an exciting new discovery in the Lienhardt lineup.