Grands vins - Clos Vougeot

Bourgogne standard bearer, Clos de Vougeot and its 80 landowners for 50 ha produce various wines depending on their location and producer. The « Confrérie des Chevalier de Tastevin » is the owner of Château Clos de Vougeot (not of the vineyard) and gathers 10 000 members in the world,...

Bourgogne standard bearer, Clos de Vougeot and its 80 landowners for 50 ha produce various wines depending on their location and producer. The « Confrérie des Chevalier de Tastevin » is the owner of Château Clos de Vougeot (not of the vineyard) and gathers 10 000 members in the world, including statesmen, literary men, public figures, wine lovers.. in view of making them Bourgogne wine ambassadors.

A small quantity of white wine is produced mostly from first growth Clos-Blanc, which is fairly rare in Côte de Nuits.

Main grape varieties : Pinot noir for red wines ; chardonnay for white wines.

Soils : Fine brown limestone soil, on hilltops, clay-limestone marls on the way down to Piémont.

Style of wines :

Red wines : dark color, almost purple with a powerful and rich taste, enhanced by aromas of black fruits and violette for these generously voluptuous wines with a velvety texture.

White wines : dry wines with aromas of hawthorn, acacia and toasted bread. Mineral taste, evolving into spicier, full-bodied flavors with age.

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