In 2015, the grapes were simply perfekt with impeccable health and optimal maturity. Beautiful, balanced wines with fantastic aromatic richness were made from this vintage.
The good feeling, already noticeable during the harvest, turned into real happiness during vinification and first tastings.
Great qualitative homogenity and exceptional concentration lead to a legendary vintage.
A bloom from early june, an advanced ripening mid-July led to the beginning of the harvest in late August. Everything was fast, very fast. The weather had a strong influence on the speed of the procedure. The winemakers harvested accordingly and were rewarded with beautiful grapes for a great vintage.
Some volumes of reds were below expectations.
White Burgundy wines are already very expressive, have beautiful notes of summer fruits and great aromatic purity.
A balance of incredible freshness and richness on the palate.
This harmony will please early drinkers and will develpo further qualities with age.
Red Burgundy wines have intense ant brillant colours.
These energetic wines reveal great, complex aromas, with notes of red fruits, ripe and juicy. Silky and round tannins, reflections of absolute maturity, provide balance and elegance.
2015 is already a great gourmet vintage, which will be revealed over the years.
In the springtime, the 2014 vintage looked like being an early one and the vines profited from the hot and dry weather.
In early June, the vineyards were in flower. Then, an unstable weather period followed with some violent hailstorms.
A cool and rainy summer delayed the acquired advance from the beginning of the cycle.
The picking began in the middle of September. The volume of the juice-output was rather disappointing, especially for the Chardonnay.
This high concentration has had a very beneficial effect on the quality of the wines.
The Burgundy white wines, produced in 2014 are of a high quality, powerful and very balanced. It indicates to be a very good vintage for aging.
The Burgundy red wines have a good concentration on the palate, the tannins are soft and pleasant. They are characterized by finesse and a lot of distinction.
After a long and cold winter, and a spring without much subshine, the first buds appeared in early May.
Fortunately, the village Puligny-Montrachet was untroubled by the hail-and rainstorms that hit the region of the Côte de Beaune.
The vineyards were finally in flower at the end of June.
A rather dry and mild summer protected the vineyards from rotting and enabled the grapes to mature correctly.
In July again, there were hailstorms on the Côte de Beaune and again, the vineyards of Puligny-Montrachet were untouched.
A sunny September contributed a lot to the quality of this vintage.
The picking took place at the end of September. The quality of the grapes allowed to obtain a good quality must.
The output for our Domaine was very good, compared to the average production norm for the Burgundywines. Unfortunately, this was not the case for the proximate vineyards of Volnay, Pommard...
The Burgundy white wines of this vintage have a pale colour.
The nose expresses fineness. The aromas are delicate. This elegance is also found in the mouth.
The wines are mellow and well-structured.
The Burgundy red wines express the aromas of fruit confits. In the mouth, they are mellow, supported by sophisticated and pronounced tannins.
A good length on the tongue prolongs the pleasure.
Climatic conditions, including frost in Spring and hail in June and late July had their impact on the harvest for this vintage.
The flowering in mid-June was subjected to unstable and cold weather conditions which meant the grapes were very tiny. This in turn affected the harvest.
However, at the time of the harvest, our grapes were of very good quality, healthy and free of disease and rot. They could be fermented in excellent conditions.
The vintage of 2012 keeps its promise.
The Burgundy white wines have a bright colour, the nose is dominated by mineral notes. The palate is full and dense with an often powerful finish.
The Burgundy reds are brilliant. They express the aromas of red fruits in their nose. On the palate, they are fine, complex and persistent.
The only regret for this beautiful vintage is the low quantity!
Difficult weather conditions, alternated phases of too dry and too wet, stimulated the vines to give the best of itselves.
After a heatwave in springtime, the vineyards were in flower at the end of May/ beginning of June.
The summer was average and rainy, which provocated some rot, but no serious damage was caused.
This vintage was characterized by its very early picking at the beginning of September. The yields were correct for such a year.
The picking took place in good weather and the grapes were of a fine quality.
In the mouth, these Burgundy white wines have a highly aromatic accuracy with a lingering aftertaste.
The red Burgundy wines are pleasant, coated with persistency.