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Burgundy

Domaine Jacques Prieur - Beaune 1er cru - Rouge - 2017

Characteristics

Country / Region: Burgundy

Vintage: 2017

Name: AOP Beaune 1er cru

Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir

Alcohol: 13 vol.

Color: Red

Capacity: 75 cl

AWARDS

Cuvée rated 94/100 by our Committee!

Wine:

The 2017 red Beaune 1er Cru is an exemplar of Pinot Noir with delicate aromas of rose and raspberry, complemented by subtle oak notes. It's a blend of the finest 1er cru parcels. The delicate, subtle, and refined structure yields a wine that is easy-drinking and elegant, with a very fine powderiness. It's a wine that can be enjoyed now or cellared for another five years or more for enthusiasts. Rated 94/100 by the Committee.

Vinification:

Hand-harvested.

Color:

Medium-intensity brilliant red.

Nose:

Delicate aromas of roses and raspberries underscored by subtle oak.

Palate:

Delicate and refined with a subtle fruit profile, this cuvée offers a digestible and powdery juice, ready to be enjoyed!

Temperature:

To be served between 16 and 18°C (61 and 64°F).

Food and wine pairing:

Ideal with farm-raised veal with mushrooms, veal or beef stew, or game terrine.

Cellar aging:

From today and until 2028, and even longer for enthusiasts.

A prestigious hallmark crowned with the highest critical acclaim, Domaine Jacques Prieur shines at the pinnacle of French viticulture. In fact, it's the only estate to own a third of the grand crus of Côte d’Or...

Its success and reputation are also inextricably linked to Nadine Gublin, the dedicated winemaker since 1990, who has carved out a relentlessly precise and uncompromising style for the estate.

Under the stewardship of the Labruyère family, this historic address in the heart of the Côte de Beaune is arguably experiencing its golden era. Grand both in its array of terroirs and the quality of its wines, the estate is more than just a sure bet: it's a must-have. Managed under organic farming since 1997 (currently in the process of certification), the estate's thirty hectares of vineyards produce grapes of exceptional quality, which are then masterfully vinified. The precision in execution, the perfectly measured aging: nothing is left to chance, and to this exactness is added the personal expression of Nadine Gublin.