Benjamin Leroux is the winemaker at the highly regarded Domaine Comte Armand in Pommard and launched his own micro-negociant label in 2007. He’s a former winner of Burgundy’s best young talent trophy, and widely reputed to be among the best winemakers in the world. Ben worked harvest here in Oregon at Domaine Drouhin in 1996 & 1997.
The wines under Ben’s label come from many of the top growers throughout Burgundy, including an ever-expanding selection of Grand Crus. The wines are made in Ben’s new facility in Beaune, which he shares with another Burgundy mega-star, Dominique Lafon.
Location: Beaune, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy
Size: 3.47 ha (8.57 ac)
Varieties: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Viticulture: Lutte raisonnée, organic, and biodynamic
Vinification: Up to 100% whole cluster depending on vintage and cuvée, indigenous yeast, maximum 30% new oak
- Varietals: Chardonnay , Pinot Noir
- Agricultural Standards: Biodynamic , Organic