DOMAINE ROSSIGNOL-CORNU

© Florian Rossignol, 30th May 2019

We’ve just added my family’s winery to our portfolio, Domaine Rossignol-Cornu. Many of you know me from our events or seeing me in our shop. I am from Volnay, and our family’s domaine is located on the upper hill in Volnay right next to Domaine Marquis d’Angerville.

The domaine dates back to 1840. It became Domaine Rossignol-Cornu in 1973 with the union of Bernard Rossignol (my grandfather) from Volnay and Claude Cornu (my grandmother) originally from Pernand-Vergelesses. They both had vineyards in their families for four generations. Today, Julien, my older brother, under the leadership of our father, Didier, oversees the 5.5 hectares that make up our domaine and are spread across the Côte de Beaune. My father took over the domaine in 1989, and my brother, Julien, joined him in 2018. When it comes to winemaking, they are more traditional in their practices; the grapes are 100% destemmed to offer a purity in the wine (my dad uses around 20% new oak for the village wines and up to 30-35% new oak for the 1er Crus).

From our domaine, we’ve added three wines to The Fine Wine Experience portfolio: two whites – Pernand-Vergelesses and Meursault ‘La Barre’ and one red - Volnay 1er cru ‘Les Robardelles’. Whites from Pernand-Vergelesses (located on the hill facing Corton-Charlemagne) offer minerally wines with vibrant acidity. This wine is made from three different plots on the same steep slope (I really don’t miss working in those vineyards). My father uses a small amount of new oak (no more than 15%) for the wine as he wants the terroir to shine through.

For the other white, Meursault ‘La Barre’, the production is really low. We only produce two barrels, and we age in 50% new oak. Because of the frost in 2016, we didn’t produce any wine from Meursault (only 600 bottles of the 2016 vintage was produced of both white and red wine for the entire domaine). Our 2017 Meursault ‘La Barre’ shows floral aromas with flavours of peaches and other stone fruits as well as bits of tropical fruit mixed in; the wine is distinct from the typical aromas of hazelnut and other rich flavours with its rounded texture that I associate with Meursault. We picked later in 2017, so I believe the ripeness in the wine and intense fruit character comes from that decision. I enjoy the wine even if it is a little atypical for Meursault.

And for the new red wine addition to our list from Domaine Rossignol-Cornu, it’s Volnay 1er Cru ‘Les Robardelles’ (some of you tasted it during our “Vintage Pairs” in February). It’s elegant and silky - typical of this vineyard with the taste of juicy red cherries.

Come enjoy these wines with me in our lounge during a Fine Wine Friday in July (Stay tuned for the date in an upcoming email soon!). Don't forget to join Sunny and Alex in the lounge tomorrow night for Chenin Blanc!

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Vintage Wine Bottle Size Unit of sale Qty of unit Qty of btl Btl price (HKD) Score Location
2017 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Meursault 750 BOTTLE 43 43 450 - HK
2017 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Meursault 750 BOTTLE 9 9 450 - SHOP
2015 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Pernand-Vergelesses 750 BOTTLE 38 38 250 - HK
2015 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Pernand-Vergelesses 750 BOTTLE 9 9 250 - SHOP
2008 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Volnay-Robardelle 1er Cru 750 BOTTLE 60 60 420 - HK
2012 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Volnay-Robardelle 1er Cru 750 BOTTLE 55 55 380 - HK
2012 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Volnay-Robardelle 1er Cru 750 BOTTLE 3 3 380 - SHOP
2017 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Meursault
750 ml BOTTLE HK HKD 450 / BTL 43 BTL available
Bottle size
750
Qty of unit
43
Qty of btl
43
Btl price (HKD)
450
Score
-
Location
HK
2017 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Meursault
750 ml BOTTLE SHOP HKD 450 / BTL 9 BTL available
Bottle size
750
Qty of unit
9
Qty of btl
9
Btl price (HKD)
450
Score
-
Location
SHOP
2015 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Pernand-Vergelesses
750 ml BOTTLE HK HKD 250 / BTL 38 BTL available
Bottle size
750
Qty of unit
38
Qty of btl
38
Btl price (HKD)
250
Score
-
Location
HK
2015 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Pernand-Vergelesses
750 ml BOTTLE SHOP HKD 250 / BTL 9 BTL available
Bottle size
750
Qty of unit
9
Qty of btl
9
Btl price (HKD)
250
Score
-
Location
SHOP
2008 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Volnay-Robardelle 1er Cru
750 ml BOTTLE HK HKD 420 / BTL 60 BTL available
Bottle size
750
Qty of unit
60
Qty of btl
60
Btl price (HKD)
420
Score
-
Location
HK
2012 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Volnay-Robardelle 1er Cru
750 ml BOTTLE HK HKD 380 / BTL 55 BTL available
Bottle size
750
Qty of unit
55
Qty of btl
55
Btl price (HKD)
380
Score
-
Location
HK
2012 Domaine Rossignol-Cornu - Volnay-Robardelle 1er Cru
750 ml BOTTLE SHOP HKD 380 / BTL 3 BTL available
Bottle size
750
Qty of unit
3
Qty of btl
3
Btl price (HKD)
380
Score
-
Location
SHOP
Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business. 根據香港法律,不得在業務過程中,向未成年人售賣或供應令人醺醉的酒類。 The wines are offered subject to remaining unsold. Title to all wine remains with The Fine Wine Experience until paid for in full.提供的货物仍有待售。 货物所有权只在收到全额付款到The Fine Wine Experience的帐户後转移。
HK / HK storage; ready for delivery within 1-2 business days.
HK-Shop / available for in-store purchase in Sheung Wan.
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En-Primeur / wines still in chateau; will arrange delivery to once wine is received in HK