Maison Roche de Bellene - Beaune 1er cru - Rouge - 2020
Country / Region: Burgundy
Name: AOP Beaune 1er cru
Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir
Alcohol: 13 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
A wine rated 94/100 by our Selection Committee!
Wine:A blend of three renowned lieux-dits, the 2020 red Beaune 1er Cru opens with beautiful aromas of black cherry and ripe fruit, surrounded by delicate oak, in a solar yet fresh register. The rich, full-bodied structure, in turn, delivers a very fine, precise, and flavorful palate, which stretches out admirably in the finish with plenty of freshness. A very beautiful 1er Cru that can be enjoyed slowly over the decade. Rated 94/100 by the Selection Committee.
Vinification:Hand harvested, fermented with indigenous yeasts.
Aged in oak barrels.
Color:Intense, brilliant red.
Nose:Fresh and sunny at the same time, marked by black cherry aromas and highlighted by delicate oak.
Palate:Sappy and full-bodied, with round flavors of fruit, this wine offers fresh, precise and delicious juice.
Temperature:Serve between 14 and 16°C.
Food and wine pairing:Coq au vin rouge, lapin à la bière, pavé de boeuf sauce poivrade, ravioles au foie gras.
Cellar aging:From now until 2033.
Roche de Bellene is an elite house. Its founder, Nicolas Potel, makes some of the most sensual wines in Burgundy. Very old vines, organic farming… are all finely regulated parameters that forge wines of great caliber, filled with sincere and abundant flavors of fruit.