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Bourgogne Pinot Noir Les Ursulines 2018

ABV: 13% Vol

Grape: Pinot Noir

Bottle Size: (1.5 litres) – View Bottle Sizes


Price includes gift packaging and gift tag

We say…..A well balanced red from Burgundy! Real quality at excellent value.

Bourgogne Pinot Noir Les Ursulines is an excellent value red burgundy wine produced by Jean-Claude Boisset.  The fruit for this wine comes from old vines, mostly from the Côte de Nuits, which ensures that the quality of the blend is far higher than that of a standard Bourgogne.  This Pinot Noir is bright ruby red in colour and has a very well balanced flavour.

Jean-Claude Boisset was radically transformed in 2002 with the arrival of viniculteur Grégory Patriat, one of the best viticulturalists/winemakers of his generation in Burgundy.  Grégory specialises in making wine from “lieu-dits” or tiny plots of vines, something which accounts for the limited production of most of his wines.  He prefers to work with organic growers as he find they produce better fruit and also pays his producers by the hectare in order to ensure low yields.

The vineyard management here is stringent and uses specific techniques to control the yields which guarantees good concentration of flavour in the grapes.  These techniques include de-budding, cluster thinning, little or no use of fertiliser and environmentally-friendly vine production.  In 2018 the grape harvest began at the end of August which was around two weeks earlier than average.  The grapes were in excellent health and required virtually no sorting.

The grapes are hand-harvested and collected into small 20kg crates.  Grapes are fully de-stemmed but not crushed before being gravity fed into the vats.  Maceration lasts just over 3 weeks including one week of cold maceration to develop aroma and good colour.  Indigenous yeasts are used for the fermentation process.  Finally the wine is aged on lees for around eight months in lightly toasted French oak barrels (15% new) before being lightly filtered and bottled.

Bourgogne Pinot Noir Les Ursulines is a well balanced red wine from Burgundy that represents great quality at excellent value.  It is lovely with all types of food or just to enjoy own its own.  Our Magnum, which contains the equivalent of 2 standard sized bottles, would be appreciated by red wine lovers everywhere.  A simple but classy bottle with a screwcap – perfect for picnics!




All our magnums and jeroboams come securely packaged in a beautiful presentation tube and are supplied with a gift tag. The even bigger bottles are packaged in sturdy wooden boxes and are also supplied with a gift tag. If you are ordering a big bottle as a gift and would like it delivered directly to the recipient, please fill in the information below before adding to basket and we will personally hand write the gift tag for you. You will be given the opportunity to add a separate delivery address at the checkout stage. You can make multiple gift purchases in one order by following this procedure for each product purchase.

If you would prefer the product to be sent to your own address, just click the 'Add to Basket' button. We will then include a blank gift tag for you to fill in personally along with your presentation bottle.

Please note: If you would like to order multiple big bottles without presentation tubes, or wooden boxes, please email us with your requirements and we can provide a quotation for delivery of commercially wrapped wines.

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