- Domaine Charles Audoin
- Pinot Noir
- 2021 - 2030
- Case size
Burghound, January 2020,
A fresher and not quite as ripe nose features notes of pretty red currant and soft earth nuances. The intense, delicious and nicely voluminous flavors aren't quite as dense as those of the Bourgogne but they're finer while offering slightly better depth and persistence as well. Drink 2024+
Domaine Charles Audoin
Rugby-loving Cyril is the 5th generation of Audoins in the commune of Marsannay, the Côte de Nuits’ most northerly appellation covering 400 hectares. Today Marsannay is rightly gaining the recognition it deserves as a fine source of high-quality red wines, not least thanks to Cyril’s efforts, amongst others. Indeed, the commune has 14 lieux-dits which have been proposed to the INAO for a long overdue upgrade to 1er Cru status. Whilst this might not be immediate, it reflects the respect that Marsannay and its best vineyards are rightly held in today.
The most northerly appellation of the Cote d'Or, Marsannay is also the only appellation authorised to produce red, white and rose wine. Only created in 1987, this is an interesting area where quality is improving. Top producers include Bruno Clair, Meo-Camuzet and Denis Mortet.