Burgundy vineyards are well known for their history. Here, there are Pinot Noir and Gamay grapes for the red wine and Chardonnay and Aligote grapes for the white wine. The mention of appellation or plot (Clos) is very important, as on the same vineyard, different winemakers can produce a wines of different quality. Of course, the prestigious wines like premier crus and grand crus are the most desirable, but with 84 quality geographic areas which are full of wines to discover. After years of tasting and experience, we have selected the quintessential wines.
High quality wine has been produced on this small plot for hundreds of years, but the vineyards origins have been lost to the fog of history; the first known reference of this Grand Cru is from 1508. This wine has a rich savoury nose with layers of spice, fruit and wood followed by gentle attack on the palate with velvet tannins, elegant structure and remarkable length.
The first trace of Echezeaux dates back to the end of the 13th century. This Côte de Nuits Grand Cru has long been recognised for the high quality of its terroir and its wines. The hand-picked harvest goes through a short prefermentary maceration, before being vinified in part in wooden tronconic vats. After the three-week vatting period, a vertical press is used to obtain very…