Clos des Mouches

Clos des Mouches from Maison Joseph Drouhin. Both a red and a white Clos des Mouches is produced, with the white version usually commanding a slightly higher price than the red and holding the status as the most famous white wine from the Beaune AOC. It was included in Judgment of Paris. The two wines come from a holding of 6.82 hectares (16.9 acres), located in the southern part of the commune, on the border to Pommard AOC. It is planted to half of Pinot noir for the red wine and half of Chardonnay for the white wine. It was … Continue reading Clos des Mouches

Chambolle Musigny Baudes 1er Cru Domaine Joseph Drouhin

  Chambolle-Musigny Baudes Grape Variety : Pinot Noir. Vineyard Site: at ther heart of the Côte de Nuits, in the village of Chambolle-Musigny. This is a small vineyard, located below Bonnes-Mares. It has a mild incline and faces due east. History & tradition: the name of the village Chambolle is probably derived from the Celtic “cambola”, already reputed for its vineyards in Gallo-Roman times and cultivated by the monks in the Middle Ages. “Baudes” is an ancient vineyard whose name is of Germanic origin (“Baud”). Soil: complex limestone subsoil, dating from the Jurassic age and ideally suited to the Pinot … Continue reading Chambolle Musigny Baudes 1er Cru Domaine Joseph Drouhin