Domaine Tollot-Beaut Bourgogne Rouge

Bourgogne Rouge bottle image

Wine Description

The Tollot family represents a long lineage of winegrowers dating back to the late 1880s when François Tollot began planting vineyards in Chorey-lès-Beaune. Today, cousins Nathalie, Jean-Paul, and Olivier Tollot are in charge. The wines of Tollot-Beaut are well-known for their serious but pleasing style across a range of appellations from Bourgogne to Grand Cru.

Chorey-lès-Beaune lies on the plains below the Cote d'Or escarpment with 336 acres almost exclusively planted with Pinot Noir. Initially, the Tollot family owned vines only in Chorey, but successive generations made small acquisitions in Savigny-lès-Beaune, Aloxe-Corton, and Beaune for a current total of 60 acres.

The vines that produce the grapes for this Bourgogne Rouge were planted in 1963, 1970, 1975 and 1984. The wine is fermented in open vats with floating caps that are punched down daily. The wine is aged in French oak barrels, 25% of which are new oak.

Nathalie, Olivier, and Jean-Paul Tollot
Domaine Tollot-Beaut Vineyard
Domaine Tollot-Beaut Wine
Nathalie Tollot
Domaine Tollot-Beaut Cellar
Jean-Paul Tollot
Domaine Tollot-Beaut Bottle Shot
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Vineyard & Production Info
Bottles produced of this wine:
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Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
100% Pinot Noir
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
10-12 days days
Maceration technique:
Malolactic fermentation:
Type of aging container:
Size of aging container:
228 liters
Type of oak:
Length of aging before bottling:
18 months
Age of Aging Container:
25% new
Total SO2
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Analytical Data
pH level:
3.6 g/L
13 %
Dry extract:
22.9 g/L
Total SO2
Residual sugar:
<2 g/L