Summer of 2018 saw 50% less rainfall on average, fortunately winter and spring received plenty of rain to fill the water tables from which our older vines could get what they needed. As a side note, Burgundy cannot -by law irrigate its vineyards. This allows the roots of the vines to reach deeper into the earth to get their nutrients.
The end results of these climatic conditions gave our Pinot Noirs a deeper coloration and concentration of flavors but still fresh due to a good level of acidity.
Harvest at the Domain started early on Sept 3rd!
The “big Lord of the hill” as it is sometimes referred to. This grand cru will surprise you with aromas of leather, fur and underbrush. On the palate you will notice truffle and licorice. Its integrated tannins give the wine its body, length and power.
It is the wine ‘par excellence’ with red meats cooked in a sauce, wild game such as boar. It is the wine of the hunt’s man!
Be patient and wait a good couple of years before you can ever consider opening your first bottle.