Saint Romain is a small village southwest of Beaune, in the Côte-d’Or, at the end of a valley that ends in cliffs.
SoilThe vines grow on steep south/southeast and north/northeast facing slopes in excellent soil of varying composition: marl, limestone with some clayey layers in areas.
Grape variety100 % Pinot Noir.
VinificationVinification takes place in temperature-controlled open vats (28/30°C) with regular punching of the cap followed by 12 to 14 months ageing in oak barrels with at most 15% new oak.
RobeBeautiful deep ruby red in colour.
NoseAromas of blackcurrant and fresh raspberries as well as some toasted notes and a touch of more animal scents such as leather.
PalateEndowed with gorgeous mouthfeel, this soft wine with its well-integrated tannins boasts overall good balance and intensely fruity lastingness.
Serve withThis wine would be perfect with mushroom or seafood-stuffed puff pastry cases, veal chops with shallots or partridge with morel mushrooms. Suitable cheeses would be Brie, Chaource, or Reblochon.