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An official act from the beginning of the 16th century lists already this parcel of 52 worked in the old Domain of the Dukes of Burgundy. The craft, the traditional unit of surface in Burgundy, represents the surface of which a vine grower could take care of himself in one day; there are about 24 worked in one hectare. True closed, girdled with dying, it covers an area of 2.15 hectares, identical to the 52 worked in the 16th century. The soil is strongly calcareous, stony, poor, rather deep and very clayey (white marl). The perfect south-east exposure guarantees ideal sunshine. The very steep slope of the vineyard allows a very good drainage.
This wine, firm and elegant at the same time, plays in a league of its own. Its structure is complex and harmonious. Its aromas, very ample, give it an exceptional volume and a rare distinction. Wine of guard, it evolves slowly in bottle to reach a fullness from 10 years of age.