Learn About Dominique Laurent
The intense and affable ex-pastry chef, Dominique Laurent, has been indulging his passion to produce the finest quality Burgundies since he first burst upon the scene with the 1993 vintage. Each year he arranges to purchase many tiny lots of grapes from a wide range of growers with ancient vines. He handcrafts his wines using his so-called "Magic Barrels" in several small cellars in Nuits St. Georges.
Learn About Burgundy
The region of Burgundy is the fairytale land of vines. There are stories of kings, conquerors and commoners recounting the seductive effects of a Burgundian wine. Even now, many wine aficionados and lovers will pinpoint their most memorable wine moment at that first taste of an aged Burgundy. Much of this can be related to the terroir of Burgundy. Centuries of winemaking have...
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Learn About Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr)
Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in
the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because
it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal.
Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...
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