Burgundy vineyards, Couture Harvest’s traditions and savoir faire
Hospitality and Couture Harvest presents its vineyards in a world wide
known wine region, Burgundy, France. Truly filled with history, Burgundy
continues to inspire wine makers, wine lovers through traditional and
always more personalized experiences. From
Pinot Noir grapes for red wines to Chardonnay grapes for white wines,
Burgundy’s terroir and “climat” give a famously particular taste to its
wines, known as some of the best wines around the world until the date.
The region counts 84 classified A. O. C. (Appellation d'Origine
Contrôlée), controlled certification guaranteeing the wines original
terroir, its production method following precise rituals and rules and
the local and traditional savoir faire. Burgundy counts A.O.C’s from
Regional classification to Grands Cru a true certificate of
is the word used in Burgundy to name each vineyard plot, an elegant mix
between each vineyard grape variety and savoir favor. Each “climat” has
different geological, hydrometric and exposure particular
characteristics. The grape of each “climat” is then separately vinified,
with only grape variety, giving each wine its own personality. Burgundy
counts 1000 different “climats” in the thin strip from Dijon to
Santenay, each of which produces a wine with its own particular
the experience learning about Denise Dupré and Mark Nunnelly, an
American couple passionate about French art de vivre who acquired in
2017 the Domaine Belleville in Rully, the Château and Clos de la
Commaraine in Pommard and created the same year the tailor made Maison
de vins Les Parcellaires de Saulx in Meursault.
Domaine de la Commaraine, 8 centuries of wine growing history in Côte de Beaune
to a soil blessed by the geological conditions of millions of years
ago, Burgundy's climats produce vines with a special flavor categorized
into different appellations from the regional, village, Premier Cru and
Grand Cru, which put Burgundy's wines among the most prestigious in the
along the route from Dijon to Santenay you can appreciate the beautiful
landscapes created by the vineyards along the way and make a stop in
the fabulous Côte de Beaune in the picturesque village of Pommard, where
Domaine de la Commaraine is located. Bought
by the American couple of Denise Dupré and Mark Nunnelly, Domaine de la Commaraine and its Château has a rich wine producing history and dating
back to the 12th century, with one of the most prestigious Premier Cru
of Pommard inside its monopole, Clos de la Commaraine. A perfumed,
generous wine, highly refined and well-balanced. The
Clos has been cultivated using ultra-sustainable techniques for several
years and converted to organic farming practices in 2017. Biodynamic
practices are being introduced progressively. Domaine
de la Commaraine’s Château, whose history also dates back to the 12th
century, is currently in the process of becoming a 5-star hotel with an
underground spa in the middle of Burgundy’s vineyards by Champagne
Domaine Belleville, vignoble en Côte Chalonnaise
30 km to the south, Domaine Belleville lays proudly in the Côte
Chalonnaise. Located in Rully, a charming village with Gallo Roman
ruins, Domaine Belleville was born in the early 1900s.
estate operates 18 ha of vineyards in several villages and regions of
Burgundy: Côte de Beaune, Côte de Nuits and Côte Chalonnaise such as
Gevrey Chambertin, Chambolle Musigny, Puligny-Montrachet, Satenay,
Mercurey and Rully.
de Rully offering a great range of white Premiers crus, thanks to its
limestone climat, which give the Chardonnay a perfect terroir for a
as the Chardonnay vineyards in Rully stand out, the vineyards in
Mercurey feature Pinot noir, where the Domaine has 1 red premier cru.
The fine red wines cultivated here can be perceived with a pleasant
floral aroma, lively and of an exquisite minerality. Mercurey's climat
has a large geological diversity that can be tasted in the wines
produced in this region.
Les Parcellaires de Saulx, a wine house for the best climats
in the Côte de Beaune, we find Les Parcellaries de Saulx in Meursault, a
wine house, created in 2017, where grapes from all over the Burgundy
region are vinified. Although its foundation is relatively recent, the
name is the only novelty, as this wine house has had its foundations for
more than a century. In addition, its techniques respect the long wine
growing tradition in the region.
the respect for tradition, Les Parcellaires de Saulx has a deep respect
for the climate of each of the winegrowers from whom its grapes are
bought. This house sells nearly 30 appellations from among the most
prestigious climates in Burgundy, from the villa appellation to the
grand crus. Each wine sold by Les Parcellaires de Saulx comes from a
single climate, without blending the vineyards, so you can taste an
exclusive climate in each bottle.
the first vines were brought by the Romans, the Burgundy winemaking
tradition has been established forever in this region of northeastern
France to be claimed on the tables of European royalty for the quality
of Burgundy wines. At Les Parcellaires de Saulx you can find and taste
many of these great wines.
doubt visiting the region and tasting the Burgundian wines will help
you to have a wider vision of this rich region, it is certainly
something you should experience.