Clos-de-Bèze is a revered Grand Cru appellation in Burgundy’s Côte de Nuits sub-region, exclusively dedicated to Pinot Noir. Its exceptional terroir, featuring limestone and marl soils, yields wines with delicate fruitiness, refined acidity, and elegant tannins. The wines exhibit captivating aromas of red berries, cherries, violets, and earthy nuances, making them ideal companions for roasted poultry, game birds, mushrooms, and savoury herbs.
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Clos-de-Bèze is a Grand Cru appellation in Burgundy’s Côte de Nuits sub-region. The terroir is exceptional, characterized by well-drained limestone and marl soils. The vineyard is situated on a gentle slope, allowing for optimal sun exposure, which is crucial for the ripening of grapes. The combination of soil composition and microclimate contributes to the wine’s complexity, elegance, and depth of flavors.
Clos-de-Bèze is exclusively dedicated to the cultivation of Pinot Noir grapes. This noble grape variety thrives in Burgundy’s cool climate and expresses its full potential in the region’s unique terroir, producing wines with a delicate balance of fruitiness, acidity, and refined tannins.
The wines are highly regarded for their elegance, complexity, and aging potential. They typically exhibit aromas of red berries, cherries, violets, and earthy notes, with a nuanced palate that showcases the characteristics of the terroir.
Several renowned winemakers and domaines have vineyard holdings in Clos-de-Bèze, and their wines are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike. Some notable producers include Domaine du Prieuré Roch, Domaine Joseph Faiveley, Bruno Clair, and Domaine Armand Rousseau.
The wines tend to pair exceptionally well with a variety of dishes. Due to their finesse and complexity, they complement lighter meats such as roasted poultry, duck, or game birds. They also work well with dishes featuring mushrooms, truffles, and savory herbs, which echo the wine’s earthy undertones.