Beaune 1er Cru Cuvée Guigone de Salins 2017

Hospices' founder Cuvée. Charm and amplitude.

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€120.50 TTC

Per bottle TTC (including taxes) ex works Beaune
Varietal : Pinot Noir
Vintage : 2017
Colour : red

Nice bright red hue. Nose both powerful and subtle, with a mix of red fruits followed by toasty aromas. Good length and density, with racy tannins.

Wine & food pairings - cellaring potential

Enjoy with open-fire grilled red meats (T-bone) or strong cheese.

History

Guigone de Salins was the wife of Nicolas Rolin, founder of the Hospices de Beaune. After his death in 1461, she moved from Autun to Beaune to take over the direction of the Hôtel-Dieu. She devoted much of her fortune to this cause, while helping to care for the sick and enfeebled, until her death aged 67. The steep slopes of Les Bressandes - planted in 1980, 1977 or the 1960s - constitute virtually half this famous Cuvée, which is one of the longestliving Beaunes.

Terroirs

Les Bressandes 1.2 ha.,<br> Les Seurey 0.83 ha.,<br> Champs Pimont 0.62 ha.

Key information

  • Varietal : Pinot Noir
  • Estate : Hospices de Beaune
  • Old vintages per 3 or 6 bottles

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