This is a communal appellation for red wines only, and may be comprised of fruit from up to 14 production zones within the Cote de Beaune. This is a versatile and generous red intended to represent the overall Cote de Beaune region. All fruit is manually harvested, rigorously sorted, fermented with natural yeasts, and aged in mostly neutral oak barrels for 14 - 16 months.

90 Points
2018 vintage
88 Points
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Harvest Note
This was a very warm and early vintage with a slight lack of moisture which reduced the harvest volumes while ensuring complexity and phenolic ripeness
Tasting Note
In general terms this is a light to medium-bodied red wine with bright red berry aromas, mild tannins, and lively acidity.
Food Pairing
All casual cuisines including barbeque, burgers, pizza.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Pinot Noir
APPELLATION: Cote de Beaune-Villages AOC
PH: 3.61
ACIDITY: 3.09 g/l
ABV: 13.03%
AGING: In oak casks, 30% new, for 16 months
Unique Selling Points
  • Superb value proposition for red Burgundy
  • Extended sourcing opportunities assure continuous quality from vintage to vintage
  • Highly versatile red wine ideal in wide range of serving situations
  • Steady supply assures market continuity
  • Village-level wines overdelivered in 2020

About the Grape

Pinot Noir
In France, makes a silky, deceptively powerful wine of elegant, complex aromas and subtle, red fruit flavors, with earthy, floral, mushroom and mineral notes. In California, shows ripe, sweet characters.
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