Domaine HUGUENOT Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Les Fontenys 2016
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Wine Region :Burgundy - France
Grape : Pinot Noir
Tasting notes : It is a powerful, well-balanced wine with a good structure that guarantees optimal ageing.
About the winery : A family of winegrower from father to son for 10 generations. Going back to 1790 (French Revolution). The terrois of the Domaine are a real gift of generations. The estate really grew when Jean-Louis and Eliane, both from a family of winemakers, took the reins in 1968. They have provided a titanic job to make this area this that it is today, and have also invested a lot in promoting the Marsannay appellation. Since the 90's, they have become very aware of the importance of practicing a culture that is more respectful of the environment. Thus from year to year, the work in the vineyards has evolved a lot. No more pesticides to start and more plowing and interventions in the vineyards throughout the year. In 2013 they had their first CERTIFIE BIO vintage by ECOCERT.