Domaine Jean Jacques Girard: in the 7th generation
The story of winemaking at Domaine Jean Jacques Girard begins five centuries ago when Jean Girard began cultivating vines in Savigny-Les-Beaune. Seven generations later, Jean-Jacques Girard has established his own winery and estate to continue the family tradition with the help of his son. The Domaine Jean Jacques Girard farm covers approximately 15 hectares of land and produces 100 000 bottles of wine a year.
Working with dee-rooted respect for the environment
The agricultural processes at the farm are based on a deep-rooted respect for the terroir and the local environment, combining traditional knowledge and new technologies. The Domaine Jean Jacques Girard cultivates the Aligote, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grape varieties. These vines stretch across the municipalities of Savigny-Les-Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses, Chorey-Les-Beaune, Aloxe-Corton, Beaune, Volnay, Pommard and Corton-Charlemagne. Like all of the other Burgundy climates, the plots of the Domaine Jean Jacques Girard winery were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2015. Of the red wines produced at the winery, the most popular are the Bourgogne Pinot Noir, the Savigny-lès-Beaune Village and Premiers Crus, the Pernand-Vergelesses Premiers Crus, the Chorey-lès-Beaune, the Aloxe-Corton, the Beaune Premier Cru, the Volnay Vieilles Vignes, the Pommard Vieilles Vignes and the Gevrey Chambertin.
Do not miss to taste the popular wines of the winery
The most popular white wines are the Bourgogne Aligoté, the Burgundy Chardonnay, the Savigny-lès-Beaune, the Pernand-Vergelesses Village and Premier Cru, the Meursault and the Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru. In 2016, the Savigney-les-Beaune was awarded with the Tastevinage Majors Trophy as the favourite of the jury over two seasons.
All of the wines produced on the farm are praised for their suppleness, elegance and class and are enjoyed all over the world in harmony with nature