Domaine des Croix Beaune Rouge
Size: 1.16 ha (2.87 ac)
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vine Age: Planted in 1957, 1964, 1974, 1983.
Terroir: 4 parcels (village and 1er cru) with a variety of terroirs
Viticulture: Organic (not certified) since 2008
Vinification: 15% whole-cluster pressing by pneumatic press, indigenous yeast fermentation in uncovered wooden tanks. Aged for 16 months in older oak barrels, a few months blending in tank.
This wine is sourced from Blanches Fleurs (a well-draining and early-ripening site), Blanchisserie (shallow soils), Beaune 1er Cru les Teurons (redder clay soils of oxidized iron with limestone rocks), and Pointes de Tuvilain (marl and clay soils).