red Wine


Vincent purchased this parcel in 1990 and replanted it. It is located in the lieu-dit les « Jouères ». All the plantations are the result of a massale selection that takes place within the family vineyards on our own plants. This appellation is located between Meursault and Volnay, and deserves to be better know since its wines are really fine and elegant.

the vine

Grape varietal:
Pinot Noir
Vineyard location:
On the slope on Auxey-Duresses’ side, with eastern exposition.
Soil type:
Average age of the parcels:
Approximately 40 years

Viticultural methods:

The soils are tilled, vines pruned in guyot simple, de-budding adapted to the age of the vineyard and its vigor, sustainable agriculture, manual harvest.

Vinification and ageing

Grapes are hand sorted at the sorting table, they are stemmed and put in open tank for the alcoholic fermentation with temperature control. No artificial yeasts added, exclusively indigenous yeasts to maintain the typicity of the terroir and of the vintage. Manual punchdowns and pumpings. The wine is then pressed and transferred to oak barrels.
Approximately 15-18 mounths. Racking after the malolactic fermentation. Filtration is light or even nonexistent in order to preserve the aromas. Bottling takes place at the domaine.
The barrels:
100% oak – 25% new barrels

the wine

A quality wine full of delicacy, which is a nice!
Tasting note:
Fine and elegant wine, with a good length. Red fruits, blackcurrant notes.
Ageing potentiel:
5-10 years
Serving temperature:
14°C – 16°C
Wine pairing:
With stewed pigeon and veal rib.
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