REMOISSENET PÉRE ET FILS
Ladoix 1er Cru ‘Les Gréchons’
The name Remoissenet for serious collectors stands for refined, classic Burgundy wines. A leading light in Beaune for generations, the estate today—with new management and fresh talent in the cellar—is now more than ever the definitive source for the best Burgundy has to offer. Yet what is the most striking about the wines from this leading négociant estate is their unforgettable texture: with Remoissenet, it’s all about the finish. These are wines that linger on the palate and in your memory, long after each bottle is emptied.
WINERY: Remoissenet Père et Fils
WINEMAKER: Claudie Jobard
REGION: FRANCE • Burgundy • Côte de Beaune • Beaune
APPELLATION: Ladoix AOC
BLEND: 100% Chardonnay
VINEYARDS: Facing east, ’Gréchons’ sits at between 900 and 1,200 feet above sea level, on the eastern side of the historical Corton hill. ‘Gréchons’ was elevated to premier cru status in 2001. Soils are a mix of white marl and limestone; lots of chalky fossils can be found here.
AGE OF VINES: 20-40 years
WINEMAKING: Hand-harvested. Pressed full cluster, then fermented on indigenous yeasts in temperature-controlled, stainless steel tanks. Aged in older French oak casks.
TASTING IMPRESSIONS: Aromas of white flowers, citrus, white peach, pear, light honey. Suave and silky, medium-bodied.
PAIRING SUGGESTIONS: Grilled chicken; soft-rind French cheeses; meaty