Bitouzet-Prieur Bourgogne Rouge is a remarkable Pinot Noir from the esteemed Petit Près vineyard near the Meursault border. With a rich history, these vines were planted between 1963 and 1970 and have flourished in the limestone-clay soil, producing a wine that boasts both refinement and complexity. Aged for 12 months in neutral oak barrels, this exquisite Bourgogne Rouge showcases a harmonious balance of fruit-forward flavors, minerality, and a subtle, spicy undertone.
Bitouzet-Prieur Bourgogne Rouge greets you with its vivid ruby hue, captivating the senses from the first glance. On the nose, you'll be met with an alluring bouquet of ripe, small-berried fruit, accompanied by a touch of earthiness. As you take your first sip, the wine unfolds with layers of finely etched fruit flavors, ranging from red cherries to blackberries, supported by a backbone of invigorating minerality. The finish lingers with a delicate, spice-tinged minerality, leaving a lasting impression of refinement and poise.
This versatile and elegant Bourgogne Rouge pairs beautifully with a wide range of dishes. Enhance the wine's fruity and mineral nuances by serving it alongside roasted duck breast with a cherry sauce, or complement its delicate spice notes with a savory mushroom risotto. For a more casual affair, enjoy Bitouzet-Prieur Bourgogne Rouge with a charcuterie board featuring aged cheeses, cured meats, and marinated olives.