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Agnes Paquet, Auxey-Duresses Rouge, 2016

Agnes Paquet, Auxey-Duresses Rouge, 2016

Vinified and aged in oak, 15% new. Pure red and black fruit, supple, with a fine texture and just a little crunchy grip. Classic Côtes de Beaune from a top vintage at an excellent price. Now-2023

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ColourRed

RegionBurgundy

GrowerAgnes Paquet

Grape VarietyPinot Noir

Vintage2016

ABV13%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodePAQ616

Style

Light bodied

Light > Full

Burgundy

The Burgundy Pyramid

Making sense of the complexity of the complexity of Burgundy isn’t easy.

Though Burgundy only comprises 5% of France’s vineyard area, it holds 100 different Appellations, 25% of the entire French total.  There are no less than 5,000 growers, 85% of whom own less than 10 hectares, and four fifths of them make wine.

To make matters...

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Agnes Paquet

Most of Agnès Paquet's vines lie in the Auxey-Duresses appellation, including a plot that has been in her family since the 1950s, and it is here that she is carving a reputation for consistently producing wine of value and quality. 


Agnes Paquet

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Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir  

Origins       

  • Ancient vine, perhaps 2,000 years old

Distant origins in France - first documented mention in France in 1375

Characteristics   

  • Finicky grape: notoriously difficult to grow (which is partly why it is hugely intriguing to New World...
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Agnes Paquet, Auxey-Duresses Rouge, 2016

Vinified and aged in oak, 15% new. Pure red and black fruit, supple, with a fine texture and just a little crunchy grip. Classic Côtes de Beaune from a top vintage at an excellent price. Now-2023

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