Justin Girardin Bourgogne Rouge

Justin Girardin Bourgogne Rouge


  • Bourgogne Rouge from 50 year old vines!
  • When do you come across basic Bourgogne Rouge from 50 year old vines?!?

Varietal Composition:  100% Pinot Noir

Elaboration: Hand picked grapes, destemmed grapes are placed in a stainless steel tank, with indigenous yeasts. The wine then ages for 15 months, 50% in used French oak barrels and 50% in tank.

Tasting Notes: Fresh and elegant nose. Red fruit aromas, finely structured with a fruity and fresh mouthfeel.




The Girardin name has been synonymous with elite level Burgundy for 700 years, most recently through the wines of Justin’s uncle, Vincent Girardin, and his father, Jacques Girardin.  With the provenance of this family’s holdings and the talent seemingly entrenched in this bloodline, Justin is more than a name to watch – He is without question one of the most exciting young names in the region, farming 17 hectares of vines in Pommard, Chassagne Montrachet, and Savigny-lès-Beaune using organic and biodynamic practices.

Transparency is the name of the game – Only native yeast is used here, and it is rare to experience the influence of new oak in any of Justin’s bottlings.  The family believes in clonal diversity as both a way to preserve culture and a way to increase complexity of finished wines – You’ll see a dizzying number of clonal selections in each of their vineyard holdings.  These are Burgundies of precision, and also wines that deliver tremendous value.

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