Simonnet-Febvre Irancy 2019

You won't find the César variety anywhere else
  • $58.00

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Primary Notes: Cherry Strawberry, Raspberry Green Herbs

Secondary Notes: Oak, Tobacco

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium +

Tannin: Medium -

Alcohol (%): 13.5

Origin: Bourgogne, France

Maker: Simonnet-Febvre

Grape: Pinot Noir

Fermentation: Slight Wood


Decanting: 30 minutes

Serving Temperature: Best served between 16–18 degrees.

Asian Food Pairing: Braised beef short ribs, Peking duck, venison stir fry

Western Food Pairing: Charcuterie, cheeses, beef or game stew


Simonnet-Febvre Irancy 2019

Simonnet-Febvre Irancy has a lovely purple appearance. Opens with a nose of red fruits before leading you to a smooth palate and acidic finish. The medium-bodied palate is dominated by flavours of strawberry, raspberry and black cherry jam with oak and green herb nuances. A lovely wine that is structured and well worth keeping. Perfect for after-dinner drinks or celebrations with friends. 

Ageing potential: 5–10 years.

95% Pinot Noir and 5% César. The fruit comes from around 35 years old vines from vineyards planted on a terroir that is located on marl-rich slopes. The vineyards of Irancy are located in a natural amphitheatre in Grand Auxerrois (a historic vineyard a few miles away from Chablis) that protects them from the northerly winds and offers a South/South West exposure. César is the oldest cultivated variety in France, which one can now only find in Irancy.

Vinification in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature between 20–28°C. Ages for 16–18 months in stainless steel (85%) or barrels (15%).