Another young and highly dynamic rising star in Burgundy is Théo Dancer, who took over his father’s estate – Domaine Vincent Dancer – in 2020. Join him in person this evening at Yung Kee as we discover the domaine wines, as well as wines from his other exciting projects.
Dancer’s style involves long presses and vinification without settling, without sulphur and without new oak, resulting in very pure and aromatic wines.
In addition to continuing his father’s work at the family estate, Theo, who like his father is a keen trail runner, took on two more projects and set out his own trail. Firstly, by creating his own ‘micro-négoce’, sourcing grapes from friends’ estates in Jura, Rhône and Savoie. He was one of the few people alongside JF Ganevat to be entrusted with the fruit from the late Belluard’s estate and made a superb tribute to the Gringet king. His négoce wines are vinified in the same style as the domaine’s and made in their Chassagne cellar.
Secondly, with Roc Breïa, a newly-born estate from a 10ha plot in the Mâconnais. What is unique to this plot is that it used to be farmed conventionally; "When seeing the plot there wasn't alive - that was a challenge, but an exciting challenge." This sort of blank slate gave Théo the opportunity to use farming techniques he has learned from his father and implement them in a new location, really starting from scratch and seeing it come to life. And, to free himself as much as possible in this endeavour, he abandoned the Mâconnais AOC open to him, instead pursuing something a bit simpler for Roc Breïa, using 10ha just to make two wines: a Chardonnay coming from 60+ years old vines and a Pinot Noir coming from 35+ years old vines.
Discover the what, where and the why with Théo Dancer in person, while savouring his wines with Yung Kee’s Cantonese classics.
Wine pairing menu
2021 Théo Dancer - Gringet
鏞記特式三前菜: 吊燒肥燶叉 / 清湯牛爽腩 / 錦上添花懷紮蹄
Premium Barbecued Pork Belly / Beef Brisket in Soup / Preserved Trotter with Soya Sauce
2021 Roc Breïa par Théo Dancer - Chardonnay
2021 Vincent Dancer - Bourgogne Chardonnay
Sautée Garoupa Fillet and Deep-fried Garoupa’s Belly
2021 Vincent Dancer - Meursault 'Grands Charrons'
2021 Vincent Dancer - Meursault 'Les Corbins'
Crispy Toast with Mixed Shrimps and Lobster Tail
2020 Vincent Dancer - Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru 'Morgeot'
2020 Vincent Dancer - Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru 'Tete du Clos'
2020 Vincent Dancer - Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru 'La Romanee'
Stir-fried Scallop with Broccoli
Sautéed Fish Maw with Asparagus and Shrimp Roe
2014 Vincent Dancer - Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru 'La Romanee'
2020 Vincent Dancer - Meursault 1er Cru 'Perrieres'
2014 Vincent Dancer - Chevalier Montrachet
Signature Charcoal Roasted Goose
2021 Roc Breïa par Théo Dancer - Pinot Noir
2021 Vincent Dancer - Pommard 1er Cru 'Les Pezerolles'
2021 Vincent Dancer - Pommard 'Les Perrieres'
Sautéed Assorted Vegetables
Deep-fried Sesame Balls