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Domaine Charles Audoin is located in the Marsannay appellation just south of Dijon. The Domaine began in 1972 with just three hectares of vines. Along with spouse and enologist Marie-Francoise Audoin, Charles Audoin has since built the Domaine to 14 hectares. Their son Cyril has been on board since 2000, and together they are continuing the Burgundian tradition of respecting the the terroir.
The Domaine's vines average 45 years old. In the winery, they bottle about 4,000 cases annually, usually without fining or filtration.
2009 Domaine Charles Audoin Marsannay “Clos de Jeu”
Charles assumed the reigns at this property in 1972 with his wife Marie-Francoise, an enologist. Their son, Cyril, joined the Domaine in 2000 after apprenticing in various wineries around the world. Located within the commune of Marsannay-la-Côte, the estate extends over 35 acres, producing 14 different wines, primarily from Marsannay. There are great valuepriced wines to be found from Marsannay and this wine is a fine example. Maximum 50% new oak. · Intense aromas and flavors of cherries baked by bright acidity and balanced tannins. A delicious, easily approachable and friendly wine that aims to please. Very good. Reviewed August 23, 2012 ARTICLE »