WINES

- RED WINES -

RED WINES

Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits ‘Coup de foudre’

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

It is called ‘Coup de foudre’ because it is very pleasant and matured in ‘foudres’ (very old big tanks). It is a thirst quenching wine.

A blending from several Hautes Côtes de Nuits parcels that are about forty years old.

Exposure-aspect-density of planting: south, south-east, high vines, 3,300 plants per hectare, average height 330 meters above sea level.

Soils: clay-limestone

Wine and food pairing: this is a light fruity wine with little tannins that can be drunk as an aperitif or with grilled red meat, poultry or fish. Its light and fruity style makes it possible to be served with spicy food like curries.

Serving temperature: in the summer you can serve it at about 13 ° to 15 °C if you like it cool , otherwise from 15 ° to 17 °C if you prefer.

Keeping potential: 2 to 5 years

Vintage available 2020: the Coup de Foudre Cuvée is all about fresh fruit and finesse. Its expressive nose is floral (violet) and fruity (small red fruit) with a slightly peppery finish. The palate is very flattering, fresh and pleasant, with light tannins and a very good balance.

Côte de Nuits Villages

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

A blending from four old vines (70 years old on average) over Comblanchien and Corgoloin

Exposure-aspect-density of planting: due east, low rows, 10,000 plants per hectare, average height 250 meters above sea level.

Soils: hard silty limestone.

Wine and food pairing: rib roast, bœuf bourguignon, leg of lamb, terrines and pâtés. You can pair it with strong cheese such as Epoisses or Munster.

Serving temperature: 15 ° to 17 °C

Keeping potential: from 3 to 15 years

Vintage available 2018: a complex nose of black fruit and violet with mushroom notes. The tasting confirms jammy black fruit flavours and violet on the palate with a long and powerful peppery finish. The tannins are harmoniously melted.

LADOIX

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Two 50-year-old parcels on a lieu-dit called ‘Les Ranches’, the total surface area of this climat reaches 2ha38 on the village of Ladoix-Serrigny

Exposure-aspect-density of planting: east south-east, low rows, 10,000 plants per hectare, average height 240 meters above sea level.

Soils: deep clay-limestone

Wine and food pairing: Parma ham, fowl, rabbit, terre-mer (veal and seafood dish), mild cheese like Reblochon, Vacherin and Cîteaux.
Serving temperature: 15 ° to 17 °C

Keeping potential: from 3 to 12 years

Vintage available 2018 : this vintage is all about finesse, roundness and generosity. A very floral nose with red fruit fragrances. Well-balanced with silky and delicate tannins. A flattering and accurate mouthfeel with cherry flavours with a vanilla finish, fresh almond and mild spice notes. A beautiful length on the palate.

Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits ‘Blackberry age’

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

A blending from two Hautes Côtes de Nuits parcels that are about fifty years old.
Exposure-aspect-density of planting: due east, high rows, 3,300 plants per hectare, average height 360 meters above sea level.

Soils: clay-limestone on a shallow earth layer

Wine and food pairing: you can serve it with duck, guinea-fowl, a joint of pork, salt pork with lentils, or marinated chops. For cheese prefer Soumaintrain, Morbier or dairy Saint Nectaire.

Serving temperature: 15 ° to 17 °C

Keeping potential: from 3 to 10 years

Vintage available 2018: A complex nose of black fruit and rose. The palate confirms blackberry jam and blackcurrant flavours.

Beaune 1er cru Belissands

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

This Premier Cru parcel was planted in 1966, my year of birth, on the lieu-dit called « Belissand » to the south of Beaune on the way to Pommard. Its name could originate from the existence of a spring nearby called Béline; it could have been the place of worship of Bélénos, a water goddess.

Exposure-aspect-density of planting: east south east, low rows, 10,000 plants per hectare, height 230 meters above sea level.

Soils: deep clay-limestone

Wine and food pairing: it will accompany your roast or braised fowl but also a marinated rib roast. For cheese we advise you to choose Epoisses or Chaource . You could also taste it with carrot cake or chocolate dessert.

Serving temperature: 15 ° to 17 °C

Keeping potential: from 3 to 12 years

Vintage available 2017: Even if it is still lightly woody, this vintage is very powerful and elegant. With its beautiful aromatic complexity pairing red and black fruit aromas with liquorice and chocolate flavours, it is generous, supple and concentrated at the same time.

- WHITE WINES -

WHITE WINES

Clos des Oiseaux

Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay

Clos des Oiseaux is a monopoly situated on the Coteau des Oiseaux, this vine is 33 years old.

Exposure-aspect-density of planting: east-north-east, high vines, 3,300 plants per hectare, average height 410 meters above sea level.

Soils: clay-limestone

Wine and food pairing: it will be a perfect match with scallops or bass or else with makis. It will be ideal companion to a blanquette (veal stew) or calves sweetbreads. As for cheese you can serve it with Comté, Beaufort or dry goat cheese.

Serving temperature: serve just cool between 11 ° and 13 °C

Keeping potential: from 3 to 10 years

Vintage available 2018: a beautiful bright and lively colour, a rich, complex and subtle nose of white flowers and white fruit, with lightly woody hints. The palate is very round, flowery, and slightly woody. It is complex, powerful and salty with a very good length.

Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits

Grape varieties: Chardonnay and Pinot Beurot

Two young parcels, eight years of age.

Exposure-aspect-density of planting: due east, high rows, 5,000 plants per hectare, average height 330 meters above sea level.

Soils : clay-limestone-silt

Wine and food pairing: for an aperitif with fish rillettes, taramasalata or tapenade (savoury spread with olives). Or as a starter with fish terrine, Lebanese tabbouleh, grilled fish or else salmon or trout. As for cheese you can try Roquefort, Chaource or matured Comté.

Serving temperature: 11 ° to 13 °C

Keeping potential: from 2 to 7 years.

Vintage available 2018: the Pinot Beurot brings tropical fruit notes on the nose, before displaying pink grapefruit hints. On the palate you still have citrus fruit notes completed by hawthorn and lime blossom. The finish is salty and fresh

Bourgogne Aligoté

Grape variety: Aligoté

We are proud to belong to the ‘Aligoteurs’ association to defend, enhance and promote this beautiful grape variety.

A blending from two parcels that are about thirty years old.

Exposure-aspect-density of planting: south east, high vines, 3,300 plants per hectare, average height 370 meters above sea level.

Soils: clay-sandy silt

Wine and food pairing: for an aperitif with gougères or with oysters and seafood. It is also a perfect match with French dishes such as snails and jambon persillé (ham seasoned with parsley).It is also a good companion to snacks and goat cheese. It is cheeky enough to soothe your summer mixed salad.

Serving temperature: lightly cool 11 ° to 13 °C

Keeping potential: from 3 to 6 years

Vintage available 2018: a complex nose of white flowers, tropical and citrus fruit .Quite round and fruity on the palate with a fresh and lingering finish.

- CREMANT AND ROSÉ WINES -

CREMANT AND ROSÉ WINES

Crémant de Bourgogne

Crémant blanc Brut

This is a Blanc de Blancs composed of 20% Aligoté and 80% Chardonnay, this Crémant Blanc has very tiny bubbles, it displays pear and white flower aromas. It is ideal for an aperitif.

Crémant Rosé 100% Pinot Noir, it is a dry Crémant rosé. It is very fruity with small red fruit notes. It can be served as an aperitif or for dessert.

Both Crémants will brighten up your festivities and will succeed in giving you an appetite.

Serve cool : 6 ° to 8 °C. To be drunk within 3 years.

Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Une parcelle sur notre commune d’une trentaine d’années.

Exposure-aspect-density of planting: south east, high vines, 3,300 plants per hectare, average height 330 meters above sea level.

Soils: clay-limestone on a shallow earth layer

Wine and food pairing: I am used to saying jokingly that « this is not a pool rosé but a table rosé ».It will accompany your summer mixed salads, your vegetable griddles, grills and ratatouilles.

Serving temperature: lightly cool

Keeping potential: from 1 to 3 years

Vintage available 2020: this rosé is always on the fresh fruit side, this year it has more pronounced aromas of red fruit, cherry and raspberry. It is very round and enjoyable.