The Domain Family Guy Pierre JEAN & Son is located in the small village of Aloxe-Corton in Côte d'Or (21 - Burgundy), on the famous Route des Grands Crus. Since 1991, the brothers Fabrice and Thierry, have teamed up to Recapture the family estate. These two young winemakers practice modern methods of wine while respecting the traditions in order to offer quality wines.
This family estate extends over 10 hectares on both the Côte de Beaune than Côte de Nuits with the grape varieties: Pinot Black for reds and Chardonnay for whites, including more than 7 ha Hautes Côtes de Nuits red locality "the Ladies Huguettes" (one of the best plots for neighboring Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru).
The vineyards of Domaine GP JEAN & SON produce names:
- Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits « les Dames Huguettes »
- St-Romain blanc « Clos de la Branière »
- Bourgogne chardonnay
In Burgundy, the "climate" or terroirs are extremely important. The vineyard work is done with the utmost care in accordance with nature (pest management) and weather conditions, with the aim to get perfectly healthy grapes and maturity when harvest. All our grapes are hand picked and transported in boxes to the winery. The fruits are ordered strictly before being picked off at 100% and placed in vats. The manual punching down grapes to extract their colors, aromas, their tannins. Grape must then pass into a horizontal membrane wine press order to obtain the juice very pure and aromatic. Harvest plot is a vintage (as many wines as plots). The vinification is made traditional oak vats for 15 to 20 days. Those casks come from coopers of quality of our region. The breeding that lasts from 14 to 18 months depending on the term, is in our cellars where the temperature and humidity are ideal. The monitoring of the evolution of the wine during aging we will help then decide an optimum time for bottling.
Very often, the wines of Domaine Jean are the subject and are winning awards at various national and international competitions. The medals and diplomas obtained demonstrate the constant to obtain a high-quality production. We proceed mostly direct sales to our customers are warmly welcomed to the field or on the various wine fairs in which we participate. Our wines are present in many wine shops and restaurants in France and parts of Europe.
You are always welcome at Domaine GP JEAN & SON, for you to discover our wines.
8 RUE DES CAILLETTES - 21420 ALOXE-CORTON
Tél : 03 80 26 44 72