Domaine de Monterrain Macon-Serrieres is made from the local Gamay grape, and this wine is proof of what lovely, light-bodied Burgundies that grape can produce. Light in colour and unoaked, the wine shows mineral, earthy cherries aromas, with a delicate, refreshing palate with enough acidity to pair well with rich cheese-based pasta dishes.
Domaine Rene Monnier Bourgogne Pinot Noir is a full-bodied, ripe berry-scented Pinot Noir from this Meursault estate. The wine is aged in barriques (40% new) for up to 16 months, to add softness and complexity.
Pierre Naigeon Hautes Cotes de Nuits Petite Vigne is a fresh, red fruit-scented red burgundy from vineyards in the wild hills above Burgundy's Cote d'Or. From a Gevrey-Chambertin-based wine making family, Pierre makes this wine is a lighter, earlier drinking style, which is nevertheless aged in oak for 14 months before bottling, to add richness and...
Domaine Joblot Givry Premier Cru 'Clos des Bois Chevaux' is a lovely expression of young Pinot Noir from this esteemed producer, full of ripe red fruit flavours and complementing cedar oak, elegant and silky.
Domaine Joblot Givry Premier Cru 'Clos de la Servoisine' is one of the most elegant red burgundies made anywhere in the Cote Chalonnaise. Matured in Allier oak barrels (2/3 new) for 14 months, followed by 4 months in bottle prior to release, wines from this single vineyard show a characteristic velvety texture, with intense aromas of cherries and roses.
A well textured and quite weighty Burgundy with concentrated aromas of red and black fruits underpinned by hints of cloves. Beautifully balanced tannins on the palate are enveloped by a lovely freshness of Pinot Noir fruit.
Pommard Les Vignots Rene Monnier is a deliciously robust red burgundy. Made very traditionally and aged in oak barrels, the wine shows violet, cherry and plum aromas, with grainy tannins and a great finish; a perfect match for lamb or big game dishes.
A beautiful, elegant Burgundy with notes of smoky plums and red berries. Balanced, with firm tannins on the palate, the ripe fruit flavours are layered with hints of spice and leather, through to a complex and lingering finish.
Volnay Premier Cru Clos des Chenes, from Domaine Rene Monnier, is a rich, silky Volnay, aged for 16 months in oak - of which one third is new. The wine shows wonderfully pure Pinot aromas of cherries and spice, with overtones of discreet oak.
Alluring raspberry and cherry with notes of dried fruits on the nose. Medium to full bodied with a little earthiness, this well structured wine shows balanced oak, with fine ripe tannins. Silky and smooth on the palate this is classically elegant.