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Discover the Legacy of Domaine Virgile Lignier Michelot

Domaine Virgile Lignier Michelot holds a significant place in the heart of Burgundy, nestled in the prestigious terroirs of Morey-Saint-Denis, within the Côte de Nuits region. This esteemed winery finds itself ideally situated along the renowned Route des Grands Crus, positioned between the esteemed Chambolle-Musigny to the south and Gevrey-Chambertin to the north. Spanning nearly 150 hectares, the appellation encompasses five Grands Crus, including the illustrious Clos Saint-Denis and Clos de la Roche.

A Family Legacy Rooted in Morey-Saint-Denis

The story of Domaine Virgile Lignier Michelot is a tale that spans three generations, originating in the charming village of Morey-Saint-Denis. Under the guidance of Laure and Virgile Lignier, the vineyard flourishes across 12 hectares, which are meticulously divided into around sixty plots scattered throughout the finest climats of the Côte de Nuits. These exceptional plots can be found in the villages of Morey-Saint-Denis, Gevrey-Chambertin, Fixin, Chambolle-Musigny, and Nuits-Saint-Georges.

Pursuing Biodiversity and Terroir Expression

Laure and Virgile approach their winemaking with a profound commitment to preserving the biodiversity and distinctiveness of Burgundy's remarkable terroirs. They place great emphasis on meticulous vineyard work, tending to the soil with utmost care. Virgile Lignier practices mindful cultivation, minimizing interventions in the cellar to ensure the purity and indulgence of his wines.

The Elegance of Burgundian Tradition

Laure and Virgile Lignier hold a deep reverence for Burgundian traditions, striving to craft exceptional wines that embody the region's essence. Their foremost pursuit lies in achieving freshness and smoothness, delighting all who have the pleasure of tasting their creations. Each cuvée is vinified with a significant portion of unstemmed harvests and aged for 10 to 13 months in barrels, followed by a four-month blending process in stainless steel vats.

With a commitment to excellence, the estate ensures that the proportion of new wood does not exceed 30%, meticulously selecting coopers and carefully drying the wood. The resulting wines are supple and profound, embodying the typicity of the revered terroirs. Over time, the tannins mellow, revealing the elegance and nuanced bouquet of the Pinot Noir grape. Domaine Virgile Lignier Michelot's wines boast exceptional balance and a refreshing character, unveiling the finesse of the grand climats, whether from Grands Crus, Premiers Crus, or the village appellations of Fixin, Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey-Saint-Denis, Chambolle-Musigny, and Nuits-Saint-Georges.

Experience the Elegance of Domaine Virgile Lignier Michelot

Indulge in the extraordinary wines crafted by Domaine Virgile Lignier Michelot. Explore our carefully curated selection and discover the finesse, freshness, and elegance that define the wines of this esteemed Burgundian estate. Browse our collection today and experience the captivating allure of Domaine Virgile Lignier Michelot for yourself.

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