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GENERAL INFORMATION
 

Producer: Jean-Charles Fagot

Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Founded: 1920
Annual Production (of all wines): 35,000 bottles
Farming: Sustainable
Website: www.aubergeduvieuxvigneron.com

 

 

The Fagot family has been located in the small village of Corpeau since 1860. Just outside Chassagne-Montrachet, it is located near some of the most prestigious vineyards in the Cote de Beaune, so it would be fair to say that wine is in the family’s blood. Jean-Charles is part of the 5th generation of Fagots in the area and the third generation to own vineyard acreage in Chassagne-Montrachet.

 

Jean-Charles has both followed in his ancestor’s footsteps and paved his own path, beginning with his schooling. He took the expected route of attending the Lycee Viticole de Beaune (the region’s prestigious wine school), but also studied percussion and vocals at the nearby Mâcon Conservatory. This latter education formed his younger years, as he went to Paris and then Los Angeles to record albums and produce a television show.

 

Returning to his roots in the mid-1990s, Jean-Charles returned to Corpeau and began taking over the family business from his father. Always one to be independent, however, he founded local restaurant Auberge de Vieux Vigneron in 1998 creating a new facet to the Fagot name. The restaurant has become a fixture of the area, creating a draw for local and international gastronomes alike, who flock there to enjoy Jean-Charles’ take on the regional cuisine of Burgundy.

 

He didn’t ignore the viticultural background of the family, either. Drawing on his family’s connections as well and friendships made due to his popular restaurant, Jean-Charles has been able to elevate the quality of grapes sourced from such Burgundian luminaries as Alain Gros.

 

On his estate vineyards, Jean-Charles employs lutte raisonée, a method of growing in which chemical intervention is employed only when necessary. The wines are vinified traditionally and naturally, utilizing oak foudres and 12-14 month long aging periods in the Fagot cellars. 

 

 

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TECHNICAL INFORMATION
JC Fagot Bourgogne Les Champs l'Huillier

BOURGOGNE BLANC

"LES CHAMPS L'HUILIER"
Appellation: Bourgogne AOC
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Technical sheet

89 pts WA - Bourgogne Blanc 2017

88 pts Decanter - Bourgogne Blanc 2016

 

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RULLY BLANC

Appellation: Rully AOC

Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Technical sheet

88 pts WA - Rully 2017

 

SAINT-ROMAIN BLANC
Appellation: Saint-Romain AOC
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Technical sheet

88 pts WA - Saint-Romain 2017

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AUXEY-DURESSES LES RUCHOTTES
Appellation: Auxey-Duresses AOC
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Technical sheet

90 pts WA - Auxey-Duresses 2017

JC Fagot Auxey Duresses Les Ruchottes Fr

MEURSAULT CASSE-TETE
Appellation: Meursault AOC
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Technical sheet

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PULIGNY-MONTRACHET
Appellation: Puligny-Montrachet AOC
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Technical sheet

90 pts WA - Puligny-Montrachet 2017

90 pts Decanter - Puligny-Montrachet 2016

JC Fagot Saint Aubin 1er Cru Front Label

SAINT-AUBIN 1ER CRU

Appellation: Saint-Aubin AOC
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Technical sheet

89 pts WA - Saint-Aubin 1er Cru 2017

JC Fagot Bourgogne Les Riaux Front Label

BOURGOGNE ROUGE "LES RIAUX"
Appellation: Bourgogne AOC
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Technical sheet

86 pts BH - Les Riaux 2015

COTE DE NUITS-VILLAGES
Appellation: Côte de Nuits-Villages AOC
Varietals: Pinot Noir
Technical sheet
88 pts BH - Côte de Nuits-Villages 2015

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MERCUREY
Appellation: Mercurey AOC
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Technical sheet

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CHASSAGNE-MONTRACHET

Appellation: Chassagne-Montrachet AOC

Varietals: Pinot Noir

Technical sheet

90+ pts WA - Chassagne Rouge 2017

90 pts Decanter - Chassagne Rouge 2016

SANTENAY 1ER CRU GRAVIERES
Appellation: Santenay 1er Cru AOC
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Technical sheet
89 pts BH - Gravieres 2015

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