A selection of special Burgundy wines, perfect for gifts!
As we approach the festive season, immerse yourself in the world of exceptional wines that embody the spirit of celebration and refinement. Burgundy, celebrated for its picturesque land-scapes and centuries-old winemaking traditions, offers a collection of wines that stand as the epitome of sophistication, showcasing the diversity of its renowned appellations. Nestled in the heart of France, Burgundy is a region where the artistry of winemaking meets the rich tapestry of terroir, resulting in wines that are as diverse as they are enchanting. Each bottle tells a unique story of the meticulous craftsmanship and passion of its creators.
To enhance your festive gifting, explore our curated selection of 10 exceptional Burgundy red and white wines. Whether you're drawn to the nuanced flavors of a Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru or the elegant profile of a Meursault Village, these Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines prom-ise to elevate any occasion, transforming moments into memories and celebrations into timeless experiences. Indulge in the allure of Burgundy and discover the perfect gift that resonates with the spirit of the season. Cheers to joyous celebrations and the timeless elegance of Burgundy red and white wines!
Founded in 1925, Domaine Faiveley is one of the most renowned references in the Cote de Nuits. the family's seventh generation currently run the estate and successfully produce wines that translate the richness of Burgundian terroirs. This Grand Cru wine stems from Corton, a fine appellation on the northern tip of the Cote de Beaune. The sloping hills give rise to endless-ly elegant Pinot Noirs. Faiveley's 2014 Corton Clos des Cortons Grand Cru wine reveals a deep, almost black, color in the glass. Fruity and woody aromas fill the nose and the elegant palate is powerful and tannic, revealing delightful and lingering aromas. An exquisite Pinot Noir that will repay aging until 2029!
Georges Lignier et Fils
In the glass, the 2015 Aux Combottes by Domaine Georges Lignier & Fils reveals a captivating deep ruby hue. The nose exudes a plethora of red and dark fruit aromas, with layers of ripe cherry, blackberry, floral notes and rose petals. On the palate, this Pinot Noir reveals its finesse, showcasing a velvety texture and well-integrated tannins. Flavors of red currants, wild berries, and a hint of spiced cranberry, are all underscored by a subtle earthiness that reflects the terroir. The finish is long and lingering, leaving a trail of dried herbs and a touch of minerality, inviting you to savor each sip. This 2015 vintage of Aux Combottes embodies the artistry of Burgundi-an winemaking, offering a wine that is both expressive and refined, a true testament to the craftsmanship of Domaine Georges Lignier & Fils.
Olivier Leflaive’s 2020 Puligny-Montrachet Village reveals a pale golden hue. The nose is an enticing bouquet of flowers, with delicate notes of white peach, ripe pear, and a hint of citrus zest. On the palate, this Chardonnay unfolds with grace, displaying a harmonious balance between bright acidity and a creamy texture. Flavors of crisp green apple, Meyer lemon, and a touch of apricot create a vibrant and expressive profile. The finish is long and refreshing, leaving a lingering impression of minerality and a subtle hint of vanilla. This 2020 vintage of Puligny-Montrachet Village exemplifies Olivier Leflaive's commitment to crafting wines that capture the essence of their terroir, offering a delightful and elegant expression of Burgundian Chardonnay.
Georges Lignier et Fils
Situated in the heart of Burgundy, the Georges Lignier & Fils estate boasts a rich heritage of crafting exceptional wines. With a focus on renowned appellations like Clos de la Roche and Gevrey-Chambertin, the domaine is celebrated for producing powerful yet nuanced Pinot Noir expressions. Guided by tradition and a commitment to quality, Georges Lignier & Fils remains a stalwart in Burgundian winemaking, leaving an enduring mark on the world of fine wines. The 2015 Clos de la Roche Grand Cru is a deep ruby Pinot Noir masterpiece by Georges Lignier et Fils. Aromas of black cherry, blackberry, and violets lead to a palate of ripe red plum and wild strawberry. Velvety tannins and structured oak provide balance, while the finish echoes with dark chocolate and truffle. This wine embodies the grandeur of Burgundian terroir in a powerful yet elegant expression.
Renowned winemaker Jean-Marc Pillot upholds Burgundy's rich winemaking legacy, crafting expressive wines that showcase the region's unique terroir. Meticulous and respected, Pillot strikes a balance of elegance and depth in his wines, earning a distinguished place among Bur-gundy's viticultural storytellers. The 2018 Santenay Village "Les Champs Claude" by Jean-Marc Pillot is a charming expression of the rich Burgundian terroir. In the glass, it reveals a brilliant ruby hue, enticing with aromas of red berries, including ripe strawberry and raspberry, accompanied by subtle floral notes. On the palate, this Pinot Noir exhibits a delightful balance of fruit and structure. Juicy red fruit flavors mingle with hints of earthiness, creating a harmonious profile. Soft tannins and well-integrated acidity contribute to a smooth, medium-bodied texture, making it approachable in its youth yet age-worthy. The finish is lingering, leaving a hint of spice and a subtle minerality. This 2018 vintage showcases the finesse for which Jean-Marc Pillot is celebrated, offering a Santenay Village wine that captures the essence of the vintage and the vineyard.
Olivier Leflaive is a distinguished winemaker renowned for his dedication to crafting exception-al Burgundy wines. As the head of Maison Olivier Leflaive, he continues a legacy of producing wines that express the unique terroir of the region, particularly celebrated for exquisite Char-donnays. With a commitment to quality and tradition, Olivier Leflaive's wines epitomize the ele-gance and finesse synonymous with Burgundian winemaking. The 2020 Meursault Village by Olivier Leflaive is a testament to the elegance of Burgundian Chardonnay. With a radiant golden hue, this wine entices with a bouquet of orchard blossoms, ripe pear, and a subtle hint of hazel-nut. On the palate, a harmonious blend of flavors unfolds, showcasing the richness of white peach, Meyer lemon, and a touch of honeyed almond. The wine's texture is silky and well-rounded, with a judicious use of oak providing a delicate framework. The finish is persistent, leaving a refreshing trace of minerality and a lingering note of citrus. This 2020 vintage exempli-fies Olivier Leflaive's commitment to crafting Meursault wines of distinction, offering a delight-ful combination of freshness and complexity.
The 2020 Mercurey Village "La Framboisiere" by Domaine Faiveley is a captivating red Bur-gundy that lures you in with its vibrant ruby color. The nose unfolds with an enticing melody of red berries, including raspberry and cherry, accompanied by subtle floral notes and a hint of spice. On the palate, this Pinot Noir displays a harmonious balance, with bright acidity and silky tannins framing the expressive fruit. Flavors of ripe strawberries and cranberries mingle with a slight touch of earthiness, creating a nuanced yet easy-drinking profile. The use of oak adds a layer of complexity, enhancing the wine's structure. The finish is lingering and refreshing, leav-ing a subtle trace of dried herbs. The 2020 vintage of "La Framboisiere" exemplifies Domaine Faiveley's dedication to crafting wines that reflect the essence of Mercurey, showcasing both finesse and regional character.
Domaine Harmand-Geoffroy, nestled in Gevrey-Chambertin, is a family estate revered for craft-ing exceptional Pinot Noir wines. Renowned for their commitment to quality, the domaine's wines, notably the Premier Cru "Lavaux Saint-Jacques," showcase a perfect harmony of power and elegance, reflecting the distinctive terroir of Burgundy. The 2018 Gevrey-Chambertin 1er cru "Lavaux Saint-Jacques" by Domaine Harmand-Geoffroy is a Burgundian gem that will cap-tivate any Burgundy lover from the first pour. With an enchanting garnet hue, the wine opens with an aromatic symphony of red and black fruits, intertwining black cherry, wild raspberry, and a hint of cassis. On the palate, this Pinot Noir reveals a sophisticated structure, with velvety tannins and well-integrated acidity. Layers of flavor unfold gracefully, showcasing the complex-ity of dark berries, complemented by subtle notes of earth, forest floor, and a touch of savory spices. The use of oak adds a refined layer, enhancing the wine's depth. The finish is persistent, leaving a lingering impression of dark chocolate and a subtle minerality. The 2018 vintage of "Lavaux Saint-Jacques" exemplifies the artistry of Harmand-Geoffroy, offering a wine that seamlessly combines power and elegance, reflecting the prestige of this Premier Cru vineyard.
The 2020 Bourgogne Chardonnay by Domaine Faiveley, under the label Joseph Faiveley, is a testament to the winery's finesse in crafting Burgundian whites. This Chardonnay pours a pale gold, offering inviting aromas of citrus blossoms, green apple, and a subtle hint of vanilla. On the palate, the wine unfolds with precision, revealing a vibrant acidity that harmonizes with fla-vors of crisp pear, lemon zest, and a touch of white peach. The oak lends a delicate structure, adding complexity without overshadowing the bright fruit character. The finish is clean and re-freshing, leaving a lingering impression of mineral nuances. The 2020 vintage captures the es-sence of Domaine Faiveley's dedication to quality, presenting a Bourgogne Chardonnay that balances freshness and sophistication.
The 2019 Montagny Village "Les Bassets" by Jean-Marc Pillot is a delightful expression of Burgundian Chardonnay. Its pale golden hue heralds a nose of fresh citrus, green apple, and a subtle hint of white flowers. On the palate, this Chardonnay exhibits a vibrant acidity, framing flavors of ripe pear, lemon zest, and a touch of tropical fruit. The wine's texture is lively and well-balanced, showcasing a seamless integration of fruit and minerality. The finish is clean and uplifting, leaving a lingering note of citrus. The 2019 vintage of "Les Bassets" reflects Jean-Marc Pillot's mastery in crafting expressive and approachable Burgundy wines, capturing the essence of the terroir and the vintage.