Located in the commune of Pommard, Burgundy, Domaine Michel Gaunoux is known for producing high-quality Pinot Noir wines. The Gaunoux family has been involved in winemaking for several generations, and they are highly respected for their traditional winemaking practices and commitment to producing exceptional wines that reflect the region’s terroir.
Michel Gaunoux founded the estate, and has been passed down through the family over the years. His descendants now manage it and continue the family’s winemaking legacy. They own several plots of vineyards in Pommard and some holdings in nearby appellations such as Volnay and Beaune.
The domaine’s primary focus is the production of red wines made from the Pinot Noir grape variety, the dominant grape in Burgundy. Pinot Noir from this region is known for its elegance, complexity, and ability to express the nuances of the soil and climate.
The estate is known for its traditional winemaking methods, with great attention to detail and a minimal intervention approach. They often use old oak barrels to age their wines, allowing the fruit and terroir to be at the forefront.