Domaine Petit-Roy Monthelie Rouge 'Les Crays'
Grapes: Pinot Noir
Seiichi Saito of Domaine Petit-Roy is based in Chorey-les-Beaune where he has crafted precise and exhilarating wines since 2017. After attending the prestigious Beaune wine school in 2006, Seiichi went on to apprentice for over a decade at some of the finest domaines in Burgundy including Mugnier, Leflaive, Rousseau and Bize. Applying everything he has learned during this time to the 2 hectares of vines that comprise Domaine Petit-Roy, Seiichi farms biodynamically, and in the cellar favours whole cluster fermentations, gentle extraction, no new oak or filtration, and sulphur only at bottling where absolutely necessary.
This is Pinot Noir from the famed Les Crays plot in Monthelie where Julien Guillot also produces a superb Monthelie. Vivid, lifted aromas of concentrated red and black berry fruit with plenty of enchanting spice aromas and a peppery quality to the long finish.