Marsannay La Montagne, Sylvain Pataille
From the La Montagne vineyard of 315 metres in Marsannay, this wine has spent 18 months in oak and is producing using certified organic methods, unfined and filtered with minimul sulphur added.
A more savoury and earthy Pinot Noir, well structured and good balance between the black fruits and forest leaf flavours.
Sylvain Pataille was considered for many years to be the rising star of Burgundy. He has now surpassed the "rising star" title and is one of Burgundys most well respected producers often working as a consultant and advisor to other producers. Based solely in Marsannay Sylvain did not inherit vineyards or a winery and had to start from scratch. His first vintage was in 2001 and his wines have continued to get better with each vintage.