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The history of Labouré-Roi is closely linked to that of Nuits-Saint-Georges, in the heart of the iconic Côte de Nuits. Founded in 1832, Labouré-Roi is today one of the most respected names in Burgundy.

These historical roots in the heart of one of the most fragmented and exacting wine-producing regions in the world have shaped a philosophy focused on excellence and discovery. For nearly 200 years, Labouré-Roi has enabled wine lovers from all over the world to access the prestigious appellations of these legendary vineyards.

FIXIN
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2020   2021  

ORIGIN

With the vineyard of Marsannay, Fixin is the most northern wine village of the Côte de Nuits. It is a production of red wines mainly of which the Premiers Crus are famous. There is also some white Fixin.

- The soils are limestone containing a few traces of marl.
- South-Eastern and eastern exposure.
- Soft slope.
- Altitude between 270 and 360 m.

VARIETAL

Fixin are only made from Pinot Noir grapes.

- Density: 10000 plants/hectare.
- Pruning: Cordon de Royat.
- Harvested by hand.
- Yield: 40 hl/hectare.

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING

To be served with good cuts of meat such as braised pork, beef rib steak with parsley, or poultry stews including their Indian variants (curry, tandoori). However, the delicacy of its aromas and of its finish also make it a candidate for more inventive combinations such as paella, tapas, or spring-rolls. As far as cheese is concerned, it suits the delicacy of a French Chaource, the lusciousness of a Jura Comté, or the strong flavours of a Burgundian Époisses.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Serve at a temperature of 16 to 17°C. (60-62°F.).

AGEING POTENTIAL

This wine is ready to be tasted now but can be kept in the cellar between 3 and 5 years.