Jean-Claude Boisset, Bourgogne Pinot Noir Les Ursulines 2018
From old vines grown in the Côte de Nuits, which produce high quality and low yields. Fresh raspberries on the nose with notes of black pepper.
A fresh, great value Burgundy with lovely roundness. Bright ruby-red in colour with intense red fruit aromas of wild strawberry and raspberry with hints of black pepper. The freshness continues through to the palate with juicy red fruits and lovely silky tannins.
The Jean-Claude Boisset company was radically transformed with the arrival in 2002 of viniculteur Grégory Patriat, one of the best viticulturalists/winemakers of his generation in Burgundy. Grégory had spent the previous three years working in the vineyards at Domaine Leroy and still spends a great deal of his time in the vineyards, paying his growers by the hectare in order to ensure low yields. He also prefers to work with organic growers, as he finds they produce better fruit. Unlike other Burgundian négociants, Grégory specialises in making wines from 'lieu-dits' or tiny plots of vines, something which accounts for the limited production of most of his wines.