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
Clos du Val is a Premier Cru vineyard of Auxey-Duresses in the Cote de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy. It takes its name (Clos of the Valley) from its location on the upper slopes of the Montagne de Bourdon hillside, overlooking the Saint-Romain Valley below.
This walled (clos) vineyard represents only a very small strip of vines, sandwiched between the larger Climat du Val and Breterins Premier Cru sites. However, it enjoys an excellent south and south-east aspect, enabling the vines to make the most of the available sunlight and warmth in this marginal climate.
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|Domaine Prunier-Damy Bourgogne Aligote, Burgundy|
|Domaine Prunier-Damy Beaune Siserpe, Cote de Beaune|
|Domaine Prunier-Damy Meursault Les Clous, Cote de Beaune|
|Domaine Prunier-Damy Auxey-Duresses Largillas, Cote de Beaune|
|Domaine Prunier-Damy Les Duresses, Monthelie Premier Cru|
|Domaine Prunier-Damy Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Beaune, Burgundy|
|Domaine Prunier-Damy Volnay Les Pluchots, Cote de Beaune|
|Domaine Prunier-Damy Monthelie Clos de Ressi, Cote de Beaune|
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