Vincent Girardin Bourgogne Blanc Terroir Noble
In May 2012, Vincent Girardin sold his business to Jean-Pierre Nié, the owner of Compagnie des Vins d’Autrefois in Beaune. Jean-Pierre, very sensibly, took the decision not only to retain Eric Germain (head winemaker) and Marco Caschera (sales and exports) but to make them substantial shareholders in the business.
As far as we are concerned, nothing has changed. They continue to work with the highest quality raw materials and Eric Germain continues to make the wines, as he has done for over fifteen years. Indeed, now that Eric is entirely free from other constraints, we have noticed the wines’ gain in precision over the last few vintages! There is no bâtonnage and extended maturation in barrel, giving the white wines greater tension, elegance, energy and purity. In Christophe Marrin, they now, also, have a specialist red winemaker who will work under Eric. We are already seeing finer, more elegant red wines as a result.
The Bourgogne Blanc “Terroir Noble” comes from vines all situated in the communes of Puligny, Chassagne and Meursault. (hence 'Terroir Noble')
Light aromas of ripe lemon with a floral hint. A rich and elegant wine, with ripe, rounded stone fruits and buttery, creamy richness. Great balance between freshness and concentration of flavours.
|Duty Paid / In Bond||Duty Paid|
|Wine Type||White wines|
|Wine Style||Rich White|
|Food Match||Cheese - Chèvre/Goats Cheese, Cheese - Mature Cheddar, Desserts - Crème Brûlée, Fowl - Chicken chasseur, Occasions - Barbecue, Occasions – Apéritif, Occasions - Canapés & Nibbles, Pasta - Truffle & Porcini Tagliolini, Pie - Quiche Lorraine|
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