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Maison Capitain-Gagnerot Echezeaux Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France

Wine Notes

Average Price $130 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Price History for Maison Capitain-Gagnerot Echezeaux Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France
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Grape Variety

Pinot Noir is the red wine grape of Burgundy, now adopted (and feverishly studied) in wine regions all over the world. The variety's elusive charm has carried it to all manner of vineyards, from western Germany and northern Italy to Chile, South Africa, Australia and, perhaps most notably, California, Oregon and New Zealand. It is the patriarch of the Pinot family of grape varieties – so called because their bunches are similar in shape to a pine cone (pinot in French). Other members of this family include Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Aligote and Pinot Noir's white-wine counterpart, ...more


Region
  • Echezeaux is a Grand Cru vineyard site and corresponding appellation of Flagey-Echezeaux, in the Cote de Nuits sub-region of Burgundy.

    Echezeaux Grand Cru – and Grands-Echezeaux Grand Cru, its smaller neighbor – make up the majority of Flagey-Echezeaux's vineyards, although the commune does have some Premier Cru vineyards on the upper Cote d'Or slopes. Echezeaux covers 92 ac ...more

  • Flagey-Echezeaux is a small, often-forgotten commune in the Cote de Nuits district of Burgundy. An unfortunate distance of 1.25 miles (2km) between the village and its vineyards is the reason for its relative oblivion, and also results in its commune-level and Premier Cru wines being sold under the appell...more


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