En Primeur | Domaine Justin Girardin 2019

Justin Girardin is an enterprising young grower who, though modest and quiet, is steadily working away with gritty determination to elevate Santenay to the heights he believes it deserves. The Girardin family have been established vignerons in Burgundy for centuries. Justin has recently taken up the reins from father Jacques (brother of famous négociant Vincent Girardin) at the family’s 18 hectare domaine in the southern Côte de Beaune. Their holdings stretch from Santenay (where they have 12 hectares) to Savigny lès Beaune, through Chassagne Montrachet and Pommard.

Justin’s wines always have an emphasis on freshness, fruit and elegance. He says the 2019 growing season was fairly straightforward with no particular challenges. In the winery he chose to do no punch downs for his reds during alcoholic fermentation, and for his whites he fermented slowly at a cooler temperature to achieve even greater balance. The 2019s are comparable to the 2010s, he says, as they are rich but have retained a beautiful acidity. It may well be Justin’s favourite vintage in the last ten years!

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