ITEM: 136893

UPC: 15415861

Domaine Castagnier

domaine castagnier clos de vougeot grand cru 2018 750ml

$349.99

Jerome Castagnier chose a profession as a trumpeter in the Republican Guard rather than take the helm of the family domaine. In 2004, he left Paris and the army to return home to Morey-St-Denis. There he experienced the 2005 harvest alongside his father and grandfather. He is the fifth generation to run the domaine. Jules Séguin was the founder and through passage from the female line and sons-in-law, the family name has changed. Since 2004 the wines have been bottled as Domaine Castagnier.

 

Jerome’s dogmatic character led him to take over the domain and build a new cellar in 2006, as his father’s health declined. This led to big improvements in the wines with Jerome embracing biodynamic farming, meticulously sorting each lot, and selecting specific forests for barrels to match each wine. The domaine has assembled five prestigious grands crus vineyards.

 

1.24 acres planted in 1982 on the Grand Maupertuis on the Vosne side. Pest management and biodynamic practices employed in the vineyard, but no certification.

 

TASTING NOTES

COLOR: Med-dark Ruby

AROMA: Restrained dark fruit and earth.

TASTE: Pronounced fruit showing ripe cherry, plum, and fresh black currants. Beautifully harmonious fruit, acid and structure make this an archetypal Pinot Noir.

 

750ml Bottle

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