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Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Beaune 2014

Bourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Beaune 2014

Grape Variety : Pinot Noir

Soil : Clay and limestone

Site : The vineyards are located in the Hautes Côtes, West of the Côte de Beaune, on hills at an average height of 200-300 meters.

The Vintage 2014 : After a cool and rainy winter and a frost episode in April, the warm and dry weather in spring was perfect for the flowering. In July and August the weather was more demanding but it became fine again early September with a true Indian summer which enabled a perfect maturation for the grapes. The harvest took place mid September under a bright sunshine. The red wines give off beautiful aromas of ripe red berries with a sappy texture.

Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Aromas of ripe red berries mixed with liquorice and spices. Well-structured and well-balanced with rounded tannins. Lively with a good persistence.

Food pairing : Super "everyday" Burgundy, ideal with braised and roasted meats, as well as meat-sauced pastas.