Domaine Jean-Claude Rateau Beaune 1er Cru Les Coucherias 2012 Burgundy, France
Pale golden colour. Complex notes of white flowers, citrus fruits, almond. Dry, fresh, racy and lengthy. This gastronomic wine will match white meat in creamy sauce, fish and cheese.
About the winemaker
Domaine Jean-Claude Rateau is located in Beaune, in the French region of Burgundy. After he gained experience in the Beaujolais and Bordeaux, Jean-Claude took over his family’s two hectares of vines in 1979. Since the beginning Jean-Claude has been working biodynamically, collaborating with renowned specialist of soils microbiology, Claude Bourguignon. Nowadays, with 15 parcels, the domain is spread over 12 different terroirs on clay-lime soils, producing a whole range of red and white wines, including three ‘1er Cru’.
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