Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru “Les Borniques”

You know les Musigny & les Amoureuses. But you don’t know yet les Borniques : the center of finesse

The Vineyard

Annual production 200 – 300 bottles
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Soil Clayey and chalky
Average Vine Age 60 years
Situation in Chambolle Musigny, the parcel is direct neighbour of the Musigny. It is the only Premier Cru of Chambolle with “Amoureuses” wich is touching this prestigious Grand Cru.


Grapes are 100% de-stemmed after sorting. Pre-fermentation maceration (12°C) for 3 days. Fermentation in temperature controlled vats with pumping-over and punching of the cap twice a day at the beginning. Wines are put in barrels by gravity.

Ageing Free-run wine and press wine are aged separately. 12 months in oak, 50% new. Complete malolactic fermentation. Bottling after a soft filtration, very little use of SO2.

Tasting Notes

Color Bright Ruby Red
Aromas The first nose presents great aromatic potential then exploding in multiple layers of aromas (cherry, violet, menthol, etc.). On the sweet side with little trace of acidity, its tannins remain sikly and smooth.
Taste The wine lines the palate with silk and lace
Food Matching Fine dining