Sylvain Pataille, Bourgogne Blanc 'Mechalots' 2018Regular price $35.00 Save $-35.00
Sylvain Pataille is in every way nontraditional and unconventional. He grew up with wine around, though he was not directly involved until he was an adult—not the norm in a place like Burgundy. His training was only enhanced by his own bright mind and sense of detail in both the vineyard and the cellar. He is an advocate of the uncelebrated Aligote variety, prefers winemaking without a formula, and is one of the most secretly talented farmers and winemakers in all of Burgundy. The village of Marsannay is home to his vineyard holdings, a place that he personally has brought more notoriety. Pataille’s wines are small production, increasingly difficult to find, and just crazy value.
Though these vines were planted in just 2010, Pataille still shows what can be done with attention to detail while allowing the terroir to shine. Aged for a year or more in older oak barrels.