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DOMAINE FREDERIC MAGNIEN

BURGUNDY | FRANCE

Frédéric Magnien is the 5th generation of winemakers in his family.

Frédéric Magnien, with his impressive selection of historic premier cru and grand cru terroirs, offers the most complete experience for those passionate about Burgundy wines. For those just beginning their exploration, Magnien Burgundy is the ideal gateway to truly understanding the myriad tastes that this wine region promises.

Each of Magnien's many exemplary crus brings you closer to the true meaning of terroir-whether the orange essence of grand cru Echezeaux or the chocolaty core of Morey 'Millandes.' And for those who have already been seduced by all that is Burgundy, Magnien offers a lifetime of exploration into the region's most impressive and rare vineyards, now all within reach.

His own teams pick the grapes at harvest, a further qualitative step. (Most négociants buy juice, not grapes.) Most of the vineyards Magnien purchases grapes from are either certified organic or in the process of conversion. In the cellar, juice is fermented on indigenous yeasts; wines are aged only in the highest-grade François Frères oak-a practice followed by other exclusive estates, such as Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Comtes de Lafon.

Magnien chooses to use mostly older barrels for aging, with approximately 10 percent new oak for premier and grand cru wines. All wines are unfined and unfiltered.