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Grape: Pinot Noir


Palate: persistent aftertaste with hints of blackcurrant, wild berry and blueberry. A full-bodied wine (compared to other Burgundian pinot noirs).


Storage: Best to drink at the age of 5-15 years.


Serving temperature: 15..16 °C


Food compatibility: beef, rabbit in tomato sauce, mushroom risotto and cuts of meat.



Auxey-Duresses 1Cru Les Ecussaux, DomaineJessiaume 2017

  • Auxey is the name of the village, to which was added the name of the most famous adjacent vineyard, Duresses. Pierre Forgeot, the well-known author of wine books, considered the hillsides of Auxey and its immediate surroundings to be the first vineyards established by the Celts in the territory of present-day Burgundy in antiquity. There was certainly an active economic life in the region during the Celtic and Gallo-Roman eras. In the Middle Ages, the village belonged to the Cluny monastery.

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