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Santenay Vieilles Vignes
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Santenay Vieilles Vignes

AC, Domaine Bruno Colin, 2017

750 ml
Grape variety: Pinot noir
Producer: Domaine Bruno Colin
Origin: France / Bourgogne / Côte de Beaune
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Article nr. 27299717
Grape variety: Pinot noir
Producer: Domaine Bruno Colin
Origin: France / Bourgogne / Côte de Beaune


Bright ruby colour. Intense red fruit nose with blackcurrant and morello cherry. On palate the wine is supple with high quality yet not-too- strong tannins. Fleshy and fruity. A lovely modern wine that stays fresh on the finish.


Origin: France / Bourgogne / Côte de Beaune
Grape variety: Pinot noir
Ripening potential: 2 to 10 years
Serving temperature: 16 to 18 °C
Food pairing suggestion: Roast veal with morel sauce, Wild fowl, Blue cheese, Mushroom ragout
Vinification: fully destemmed, fermentation in steel tank, Punching down, cooling period
Harvest: hand-picking, strict selection
Maturation: in partly new and used barriques/ Pièces
Maturation duration: 12 months
Volume: 13.0 %
Note: Contains sulphites


France – Philosophy in a bottle

According to French philosophy, wine should be an expression of the soil and climate. They use the word “terroir” to describe this. Terroir makes every wine different, and many especially good. French wine is regarded worldwide as an expression of cultural perfection. The French believe that humans are responsible for the quality of the berries, the vine variety for their character, and nature for the quantity. This philosophy can be expressed succinctly as: “the truth is the vineyard, not the man.”



Burgundy: home of the crus

Burgundy and Bordeaux are France’s most prestigious wine regions. Nonetheless, they are completely distinct in character: while Bordeaux, as the land of the chateaux, enjoys an aristocratic image, Burgundy has retained its rustic agrarian structure. Burgundy stretches for over 200 kilometres, from Dijon in the north to Lyon in the south. In a highly complex jigsaw of the most diverse of terroirs, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir demonstrate the subtle ways in which they embody their sources.


Côte de Beaune

Côte de Beaune: guarantor of elegance

The city of Beaune is the cultural and economic centre of Burgundy. The prestigious vineyard sites, stretching in a band from Santenay (located about 20 kilometres south of Beaune) to the village of Aloxe-Corton (five kilometres north of Beaune), form the Côte de Beaune. Legendary, uniquely expressive crus originate here. In fact, the most prestigious Chardonnay growths in the world are produced around Chassagne-Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet and Meursault.


Domaine Bruno Colin

Grape varieties

Pinot noir

Blueprint of the terroir

No other variety expresses its terroir as precisely as Pinot noir. It is a sensitive, fragile grape. But when it succeeds, it gives the world some of its very greatest wine plants. It especially excels in Burgundy, where it has been cultivated for at least 700 years. Even in the middle ages, it was considered so precious that it was kept separate from other grapes so as to not diminish its value. The finest examples are delicate and fragrant with aromas of cherries and red berries. With maturity, notes of forest floor, leather and truffles enter as well. An irresistible fruity sweetness still shines through, even after several decades. The Pinot noir does well in cool locations: in Switzerland and in Germany, where it is known as Blauburgunder and Spätburgunder respectively; in Alsace and in South Tyrol, in Oregon, New Zealand and Tasmania. Not least, it yields fantastic champagnes. It is a wonderful culinary companion. With its soft tannins and charming bouquet, it meshes with everything, from Güggeli and cheeses to fried fish.

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