Givry

Isabelle Eugénie de Habsbourg

A wine of instant seduction with a great freshness

Vineyard
Vinification
Ageing
Tasting
Story

A plot in the center of Givry village, well-named Champ la Dame. Vines on hillsides facing East and South-East.

Terroir

Deep clayey-calcareous land with good water input.

Vines

Average of 45 years old Pinot Noir from « selection massale »

Manual harvesting with rigorous selection on tables.

20 days of fermentation in stainless steel tank, natural yeast. About 20 % of whole crop. Daily light pumping-over.

14 months of maturing in traditional French oak barrels with one third of new oak. Malolatic fermentation started lately in spring.
Bottling in December.

A wine of instant seduction with a great freshness given by a vibrant acidity. Lovely flavors of redcurrant jelly, elderflowers and smoked tea.

Drink

2020 - 2026

Isabelle-Claire-eugénie de Habsbourg, also known as Isabella of Austria, was Catherine de Medicis’ maternal granddaughter, and Charles Quint’s paternal granddaughter. She was Duchess of Burgundy for over 35 years until her death on December 1s, 1633.