News From Burgundy

November 2017

Clos De Tart

On October 31st it was announced that the Groupe Francois Pinault's wine subsidiary Artemis has bought Burgundy's largest monopoly grand cru at 7.53 hectares from the Mommessin family. The price is said to be 250 million euros. This is only the third time since the middle ages that the domaine has changed hands, Mommessin having been proprietors since 1932.

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Wine of the Month

Gevrey-Chambertin, Estournelles Saint Jacques, 1996
Domaine Frederic Esmonin

Estournelles lies above Clos Saint Jacques and next to the upper part of Les Saint Jacques; a very privileged position indeed.

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