Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Georges Lignier
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Bourgogne Passetoutgrain, Georges Lignier - 2021

Item # 36003 750mL
$23.96/ Single Bottle
$287.52 $258.77/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

This is a traditional blend of 2/3 Pinot Noir and 1/3 Gamay. Elevage is all in steel tank and the fruit is sourced from three parcels in Morey-Saint-Denis. Light, fresh, and easy to drink, as is to be expected from a pleasant Passetoutgrain. An excellent value in Burgundy from one of the top winemakers of the region.

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Staff Pick Notes

Passetoutgrain, loosely translating to "throw it all in," is a category of wine within Burgundy that blends both Pinot Noir and Gamay together. As Burgundy continues to skyrocket in both popularity and price, Passetoutgrain has become one of the best kept secrets in French wine for me. When you have an esteemed producer such as Georges Lignier crafting these wines, they can be arguably the top value everyday drinking red Burgundies on the shelf. Georges is the cousin of Hubert Lignier, a legendary producer within the Côte de Nuits. The winery is now run by George's nephew, Benoit Stehly, whose style leans more towards elegance, smoothness, with striking aromatics. For those looking for a wine combining the best elements of Côte de Nuits Pinot Noir with the depth of a Cru Beaujolais, you will surely find a winner here!


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