A Bourgogne Pinot punching well above its weight, from a stellar estate and superb vintage
Diminutive but energetic and very hospitable, Régis and his (unofficially) adopted son, François, bring well over a century’s experience to bear on running their seven hectare estate. Régis’ winemaking philosophy is very much to craft ‘vins de terroir,’ and as such he has retained most of the traditions handed down to him by his father, including the belief, “It is the quality of the grape that makes the quality of the wine and not just the winemaking.” Having said this, he is also keen that his wines excel, so he does modify his practices where he sees room for improvement.
Tasting Note: Beautifully bright, light, ruby Pinot colour. Wild strawberries on the nose with amazing purity, 12.5% alcohol, and lightness of touch which really speak of a cool climate Looking for Burgundian elegance? - this is it However, this wine is no shrinking violet and has fine tannins and high acidity Some will find this austere on its own, but it really refreshes the palate if drunk with food
Critics: Jancis Robinson 16.8/20 (average producer score)
Pinot Noir (100%)