Domaine Anne et Hervé Sigaut

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The SIGAUT’s are unassuming but genuinely committed vignerons. Hervé Sigaut and wife Anne took over from Maurice Sigaut in 1990, and made important improvements both in the vineyard work and in the cellar.

Anne is totally committed to her work and has a huge passion for their 7 hectares of vineyards; Hervé is refreshingly logical in his approach to vineyard work: he pays attention to the lunar calendar for the key interventions while horses are used to plough in certain vineyards.

The winery was revamped in 2004 with a sorting table and his stainless steel tanks are sunk in the floor of the winery which helps evacuate harmful carbon dioxide during fermentation. They touch the wines as little as possible in the cellar and racks only once. New wood does not exceed 40% of the total and the oldest barrels are 5 years old from several coopers. The aim is to drop the rotation to a 3 year cycle.

These wines are examples of the magnificent terroirs of Chambolle and Morey.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Wine Grape Varietal Age of the vines Nature of soil Technical Sheet
Chambolle-Musigny Pinot Noir between 20 and 40 years Calcareous clay
Chambolle-Musigny “Derriere le Four” Pinot Noir 45 years Calcareous clay
Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru “Les Fuees” Pinot Noir between 20 and 40 years Calcareous clay
Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru “Les Chatelôts” Pinot Noir over 50 years Calcareous clay
Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru  “Les Noirôts” Pinot Noir between 20 and 55years Calcareous clay
Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru “Les Sentiers” Vieilles Vignes Pinot Noir 70 years Calcareous clay
Morey St Denis 1er Cru”Les Millandes” Pinot Noir 40 years Calcareous clay

GENERAL INFORMATION

COUNTRY France
REGION Burgundy
APPELLATION(S) Chambolle-Musigny
PRODUCER Domaine Anne et Hervé Sigaut
FOUNDED since 1990 under Hervé Sigaut and wife Anne
SIZE OF THE VINEYARD 17.8 acres
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 30.000 bottles
FARMING sustainable
WEBSITE www.domaine-sigaut.com

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