Discover the grape variety: Pinot noir
Pinot noir is an important red grape variety in Burgundy and Champagne, and its reputation is well known! Great wines such as the Domaine de la Romanée Conti elaborate their wines from this famous grape variety, and make it a great variety. When properly vinified, pinot noit produces red wines of great finesse, with a wide range of aromas depending on its advancement (fruit, undergrowth, leather). it is also the only red grape variety authorized in Alsace. Pinot Noir is not easily cultivated beyond our borders, although it has enjoyed some success in Oregon, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.
Informations about the Maison Chandesais
The Maison Chandesais is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 53 wines for sale in the of Aloxe-Corton to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Aloxe-Corton
The wine region d'Aloxe-Corton is located in the region of Côte de Beaune in Burgundy in France. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Maillard Père & Fils or the Domaine Michel Gay & Fils produce mainly wines red and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Aloxe-Corton are Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Pinot gris, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Aloxe-Corton often reveals types of flavors of cherry, vegetal or vanilla and sometimes also flavors of licorice, plum or pepper.
The wine region of Burgundy
Bourgogne is the catch-all regional appellation title of the Burgundy wine region in eastern France ("Bourgogne" is the French name for Burgundy). Burgundy has a Complex and comprehensive appellation system; counting Premier Cru and Grand Cru titles, the region has over 700 appellation titles for its wines. Thus, Burgundy wines often come from one Vineyard (or several separate vineyards) without an appellation title specific to the region, Village or even vineyard. A standard Burgundy wine may be made from grapes grown in one or more of Burgundy's 300 communes.
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An overview of the Rully appellation
The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) invites you to a survey above the vineyard of Rully. Situated at the end of the Côte de Beaune region, it marks the begining of the côte chalonnaise with such a diversity of landscapes. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWines/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vinsdebourgogne/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bivb Find out more on our website: https://www.bourgogne-wines ...
International Beaujolais Nouveau Day
Although Cru Beaujolais has been having its moment in the sun for a few years now, its younger, lighter-bodied ‘nouveau’ cousin is coming back into its own. How Beaujolais Nouveau Day started The tradition of Beaujolais Nouveau dates back to the 1800s. Winemakers would bottle their just-fermented wine, produced from grapes harvested just a few months prior, an unusually tight timeframe in winemaking terms. This occasion called for a massive celebration among Beaujolais-based vigneron ...
Column: Christmas Day drinks – a ‘real-world’ guide
Christmas, famously, is not about religion any more. But as a Decanter reader, you’ll also know that it’s not about giving, family or food either. No, it’s about drink. The one time of year when we get to open the good stuff without anyone questioning what we’re doing. And of course, there’s no shortage of advice as to what form those bottles should take. Every year, hacks in newspapers, magazines and websites tell us how to make the big day go with a bang. But these don’t correspond with the re ...
The word of the wine: Animal
Generic smell of aromatic families reminiscent of fur, game, musk, civet, amber and sometimes unpleasant smells of wet hair. The old books on tasting give as an example of animal aroma the belly of hare.