Located in the heart of the village of Chorey-lès-Beaune in Côte-d'Or, the Domaine Arnoux Père et Fils carries on from generation to generation the art of the vine and the wine. A long family history, René, the grandfather, then two of his five children, Michel and Rémi, expanded the estate and developed bottling. Pascal, the grandson, joined them in 1990. Since 2008, he and his wife Caroline have been at the head of the farm. Pascal Arnoux combines traditional know-how and new technologies to protect the vineyard and offer high quality wines.Today, the Domaine strectches over 20 ha spread over the communes of Chorey-lès-Beaune, Savigny-lès-Beaune, Aloxe-Corton, Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses and Echevronne. Climates enjoying rich soils and favorable to the production of excellent wines of varied appellations: regional, villages, Premiers Crus and Grand Cru. All wines are harvested, matured and bottled on the estate.
Intense and velvety with a colorful complexion, darkens towards magenta; its nose reminds ripe black fruits (blackcurrant, cherry), evolving to animal notes after few years. Its structure, its concentration and its fruit reveal a character which is decided to convince.
Young or aged, served at 59-61°F.
It may also be oxygenated with a carafe.
Highly complex and impressively mouth-filling, its closest companions are highly-flavored meats, roast or grilled, all games (furred or feathered) or strong cheeses like the famous “Epoisse” from Burgundy.
It has great ageing prospect, between 8 and 10 years, more for great vintages.
100% Pinot noir
Overhanging the village of Ladoix-Serrigny, Exposure is south-east/south-west. The hillside offers a reddish and pebbly soil, derived from brown limestone and rich deposits of marl. The Pinot Noir grape is pampered here.Vines : 40 years old - 0.8 acres
100% harvested by hand - Vatting time: 3/4 weeks with control of temperature and density -Ageing in oak barrels during 12 months then bottling.
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
201894 Wine Enthusiast
201896 Wine Spectator
201792 Wine Spectator
201694 Wine Spectator
Smoked meat, blackberry and iron aromas and flavors are the hallmarks of this concentrated red. It's well-structured and lively, the acidity driving its long finish. A terrific combination of fruit, structure and texture.
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