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Date Printed: 9/17/2014
Domaine de la Vougeraie Cote de Beaune Les Pierres Blanches Blanc 2010
Domaine de la Vougeraie Cote de Beaune Les Pierres Blanches Blanc 2010
(search item no. 128427)
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The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/17/2014: $42.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Burghound.com rating: 88 points
2007 Burghound.com rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The name "Les Pierres Blanches" (white stones) refers to the calcareous laves, flat slabs once used for roofing, and still employed today to cap the walls of enclosed vineyards. On the sun-drenched "mountain", these white limestone slabs are further bleached by continuous exposure.
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About Domaine de la Vougeraie:

Le Domaine de la Vougeraie was founded in 1999, uniting under a single signature the 91 acres of vineyards owned by the Boisset family. Our vineyards are in 30 different appellations in the Côte d'Or, with two-thirds in the Côte de Nuits and one-third in the Côte de Beaune. Our first vineyard, purchased by Jean-Claude and Claudine Boisset in 1964, is the single vineyard Gevrey-Chambertin "Les Evocelles", and our latest jewel, the Vougeot Premier Cru "Le Clos Blanc de Vougeot" Monopole is part of our 24 acres in the Vougeot appellation. Pierre Vincent, our winemaker, focuses on the pure expression of Burgundian terroir using organic farming and biodynamics, respecting the environment and making truly unique wines. We are proud to announce that 100% of our vineyards are certified organic by Ecocert since the 2007 harvest.