Jane Eyre Côtes de Nuits Villages

Burgundy, France   |  Smooth Red   |  Pinot Noir   |  2020
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This wine is sold En Primeur. Estimated delivery Spring 2023

Last year we visited Jane in her former shared premises in Bligny, but 2021 has rung in the changes. As well as being awarded a second star by La Revue du Vin de France (a sort of Michelin equivalent for winemakers) and then winning their coveted ‘winemaker of the year’ (first woman and first foreigner to do so), Jane has now moved operations to new premises across and along from Volnay in Cissey. This should give her enough space to expand production and also host the growing number of admirers of her wines. We have a slightly more limited range to offer you from 2020 as several of her contracts were not renewed this year (including the Chassagne Montrachet and Santenay 1er Cru) and overall yields were down. However what is lacking in quantity is more than made up for in quality. Jane began the harvest on 27th August, later than some, but there is no lack of freshness or tension in the wines. They are certainly rich and definitely age-worthy, but still show her trademark supple tannins, perfumed fruit and approachability.

From two parcels in Comblanchien, using 45% wholes bunches and aged in five hundred litre barrels.

This is a confident start to the range, the wine inky purple in the glass, and vibrant aromas of juniper, some graphite and morning quarry, plus ripe and spicy red fruits too.

The palate shows darker, deeper berry fruits, which are juicy, rich and chocolatey, seriously intense, but fresh too with a spicy edge to the tannins and acidity to match.

Tom, Wine Guru

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  GrowerJane Eyre Wines
  Custom Stock StatusPre-Order
  Bottle size750
  Duty Paid / In BondIn Bond
  GrapePinot Noir
  Wine TypeRed wines
  Wine StyleSmooth Red
  WinemakingSustainable farming
  OakMildly Oaked
  DrinkabilityLay down
  Food MatchOccasions - Barbecue, Occasions – Apéritif, Pasta - Pasta all'Arrabbiata, Pasta - Spaghetti Carbonara, Red Meat - Steak & Chips

Jane Eyre Wines

Negociant of the Year 2020, and one of the leading lights of the growing breed of micro-negociants.

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