Grape : Chardonnay, Pinot Noir Vineyards size : 37 acres Farming : The vineyards are about 42 years old, everything is handpicked at Maison Guy Charlemagne. 87% is Chardonnay, the rest is Pinot Noir History : Located in the village of Mesnil-sur-Oger, growers since 1892, they only harvest and vinify their own parcels. The main part of the vineyard is located on the Côte-des-Blancs, between Mesnil-sur-Oger and Oger. The top value of the domaine : By doing special cuvées like the Mesnillésime for which the wine as been raised in oak barrel, a zero dosage Brut and a Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs, this Maison is a reference ! A few woods : A family domaine, where everything is handpicked and the wines are raised slowly for a perfect prise de mousse !
Grape : Chardonnay Vineyards size : 242 acres (98 hectares) Farming : Agriculture raisonnée/sustainable agriculture History : Château de Santenay is one of the largest wine-producing estates in Burgundy. Philippe le Hardi (Philip the Bold) son of King Jean le Bon of France (John the Good) was the most illustrious owner of Château de Santenay. The top value of the domaine : A large panel of appellations in Côte de Beaune and Côte Chalonnaise. A few woods : A large domaine which managed to balance modern and traditional techniques aiming to bring Terroir to its best quality. Many medals reward the wines every vintage.
Grape : Sauvignon Gris, Sauvignon Blanc Vinification : The new oak is perfectly married with the body of the wine. Aging in large wooden oak to get the balance and harmony, bottling after 14 months. Vineyards size : 38,33 Hectares (16 Acres) Farming : Organical farming Certified Ecocert since 2000 History : The Cartier family, descendant of the famous Jacques Cartier who discovered Canada, lived in Couronneau during more than three centuries, and was buried there. With them, started the new start of this austere Castle by becoming a large wine producer since the XVIth century. Christophe, after a start as a négociant decided not only to become a winemaker, but to do it organically. The top value of the domaine : Everything is made for quality; the work in the vineyards, the new plantations, the weed planting, the selection, the high trim, the work on leaves to optimize maturity, the low yield to get a natural concentration: an « Haute Couture » vinification. Located on the top of the slope, and well drained. Perfect for sun, and no risk of rot. Gold medal 2016 Millesime Bio A few woods : Organically certified since 2000, many medals and top tasting notes. Nice fruit and structure, with a lot black fruit aromas (berries, black berries) The concentration is rich, powerful but natural. He gets it because of the work done in the vineyards and the meticulous control of the harvest.
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Welcome to Domaines et Saveurs Collection Beaune - FRANCE
Since 1983, and independently since 1994, Domaines et Saveurs Collection selected fine estates from Burgundy, Loire and some other French regions to offer complex and rares wines, pleasure and business to importers and distributors. Some of them received Top tasting notes around the world, because of their personality and richness. We also provide information, visits, tasting in various countries to promote these wines. We propose as well Hospices de Beaune and Hospices de Nuits.