Domaine Tollot-Beaut Beaune 1er Cru Beaune-Clos-Du-Roi 2013
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Domaine Tollot-Beaut Beaune 1er Cru Beaune-Clos-Du-Roi 2013 is from the Côte de Nuits side of Beaune. It is juicy and full of sweetness and ripeness, with its rich flavours of cherry pie, cocoa and dark spice. The tannins are ripe and rounded and this is a lovely rewarding style. Delicious length.
Subregion: Côte De Beaune, Beaune
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Bottle Size: 75cl
Closure: Natural cork
Style: Ripe and juicy
Drink With: Ham hock terrine
The kings of France always served Beaune wines at their tables, taken from their own cellars. They were broad-minded in their tastes, as there are Clos Du Roi (King’s Enclosures) as far afield as Chenôve and Aloxe-Corton. These prestigious enclosures generally came from land confiscated from the Dukes of Burgundy when the province was reunited with France, after the death of Charles The Reckless in the fifteenth century.