Philippe Pacalet, Beaune

When asked "How long will your wines age?" Philippe Pacalet responds "That depends on how many friends you have!". This response sums up Pacalet's refreshingly different approach to making wine and communicating about it. The nephew of Marcel Lapierre, the legendary Beaujolais wine grower who is one of the leading figures in the natural wine movement, Pacalet is a trained scientist and believes all winemakers should "feed" themselves with different disciplines like this. His nuanced take on viticulture and viniculture - organic, biodynamic and low-intervention practises, without being bound by rigid rules - resounds with the young winemakers making an impact in Burgundy, and produces wines of incredible freshness, purity, elegance, and finesse. Pacalet purchases carefully selected grapes from vineyards of particular interest and vinifies them at his own 19th century winemaking facility in the heart of Beaune. He is adamant about removing anything from the vinification process that obscures the pure expression of terroir, shunning industrial yeasts and using minimal quantities of sulphur, at bottling only. He never destems his grapes, seeing the stems as an integral part of the winemaking process, and believing that if the stems are not ripe enough, then the grapes are not either.

Distribution in UK only

 

Official website:
http://www.philippe-pacalet.com/fr/


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2015

Philippe Pacalet, Saint-Aubin Premier Cru Les Murgers des Dents de Chien

Vintage
2015
Producer
Philippe Pacalet
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Colour
white
Size
75
Availability
2 case(s)
12x75
2
CURRENCY876.00
QTY
2017

Philippe Pacalet, Corton-Bressandes Grand Cru

Vintage
2017
Producer
Philippe Pacalet
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Colour
red
Size
75
Availability
1 case(s)
1x75
1
CURRENCY180.00
QTY
2011

Philippe Pacalet, Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru

Vintage
2011
Producer
Philippe Pacalet
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Colour
red
Size
75
Availability
1 case(s)
1x75
1
CURRENCY120.00
QTY
2014

Philippe Pacalet, Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru La Perriere

Vintage
2014
Producer
Philippe Pacalet
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Colour
red
Size
75
Availability
1 case(s)
1x75
1
CURRENCY100.00
QTY
2014

Philippe Pacalet, Nuits-Saint-Georges Premier Cru Aux Argillas

Vintage
2014
Producer
Philippe Pacalet
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Colour
red
Size
75
Availability
4 case(s)
1x75
4
CURRENCY100.00
QTY

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