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Domaine Borgeot

Domaine Borgeot 'Santenay' Vieilles Vignes Pinot Noir, Cote de Beaune, France

Domaine Borgeot 'Santenay' Vieilles Vignes Pinot Noir, Cote de Beaune, France

A Journey Through Time: The 2019 Domaine Borgeot 'Santenay' Vieilles Vignes Pinot Noir

Ancestral Vines, Modern Mastery

The 2019 Domaine Borgeot 'Santenay' Vieilles Vignes Pinot Noir is not merely a bottle of wine; it's a testament to resilience, heritage, and the artistry of viticulture. Crafted from vines planted by Pascal Borgeot's grandfather, this vintage encapsulates the essence of Cote de Beaune, France, with its tumultuous weather conditions—starting from a wet winter, facing early frosts, and enduring a scorching summer. Such adversities have only accentuated the wine's character, thanks to the deep-rooted vines thriving against the odds to yield an exceptionally ripe harvest.

Sustainable Craft, Exceptional Harvest

The Borgeot brothers, Pascal and Laurent, showcase their reverence for nature and dedication to sustainability through their meticulous vineyard management. Their ability to navigate the capricious climate of 2019 has culminated in a wine that stands as a beacon of quality and resilience. With their deep reach into the water table, the old vines accessed the stored winter moisture, ensuring a vibrant and healthy harvest despite the extreme conditions.

Wine at a Glance:

  • Region: Cote de Beaune, France
  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Color: Dark, brilliant black-cherry
  • ABV: 13%
  • Sustainability: Sustainably farmed, vegan-friendly

A Symphony of the Senses

Upon the first encounter, the wine greets you with a bouquet of floral notes, red fruits, and a whisper of licorice, unfolding into a deep and intense attack. Its firm yet discreet tannins dance gracefully with a supple, fine-textured body, redefining the once-considered rustic nature of Santenay wines into a modern expression of elegance and finesse.

Pairing Perfection

This Pinot Noir's rich aromatic palette and balanced structure make it an ideal companion for slow-cooked dishes like braised veal or beef, glazed poultry, and various cheeses from Brie de Meaux to Reblochon. Its versatility celebrates the culinary arts, making every meal an occasion.

A Legacy Revisited

Domaine Borgeot's 'Vieilles Vignes' stands as a testament to the Borgeot family's generational commitment to excellence in winemaking. From the first encounter with Pascal's Santenay VV in 1985 to the latest vintage, this wine encapsulates the beauty of Pinot Noir from the Cotes de Beaune, continuing to enchant wine enthusiasts with its depth, elegance, and history.

Embark on a journey with the 2019 Domaine Borgeot 'Vieilles Vignes' Pinot Noir—a bottle not just of wine but of stories, heritage, and the enduring bond between land and vine.


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