This wine features intense carmine red color tinged with deep purple highlights with a gorgeous nose redolent of flowers and red fruit. The palate holds a beautiful finesse, smooth tannons and excellent length. Pair with small game, mild red meats or soft cheeses.
After three years of low yields, this vintage marks the return to normal, although there were a few disparities in some areas. In the springtime, it looked like being an early vintage and the vines profited from the hot and dry weather, synonymous with abundant harvest and healthy vines. Nonetheless, the harvest was affected in some places by shatter (flower abortion). During summer, the Bourgogne winegrowing region was hit by violent hailstorms. Damage was very considerable in some places, particularly in certain appellations on the Côte de Beaune and around the village of Lugny. For some of these vineyards, this was the second or even third consecutive year they were suffering this way, seeing their hopes of a good harvest destroyed in a matter of moments. In summer, the sun appeared to have gone on vacation elsewhere, and the advance gained was soon lost. However, despite the wet and chilly weather, maturation began to gather pace at the end of August. The sun returned along with a northerly wind during the first few days of September, providing ideal conditions for optimum ripening and ensuring the grapes remain in good health.