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Domaine de Montille
Beaune 1er Cru Les Sizies 2016

Les Sizies, named for the historical owner of the land who contemporarily owned large tanneries in the region, is a wine of joyful openness and generosity. It comes from porous, clay-rich soils that amplify that expressive and approachable nature of the wine. Perfumed, delicate, and in a lovely space after several years of bottle aging.
Photo of Domaine de Montille Beaune 1er Cru Les Sizies 2016 Bottle
Les Sizies, named for the historical owner of the land who contemporarily owned large tanneries in the region, is a wine of joyful openness and generosity. It comes from porous, clay-rich soils that amplify that expressive and approachable nature of the wine. Perfumed, delicate, and in a lovely space after several years of bottle aging.

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Domaine De Montille
Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France

While the history of De Montille dates back to the early 1700s, a more modern history begins in the year 1947, when the legendary Hubert de Montille took over the domaine at the age of 17 after the untimely death of his father. From incredibly humble beginnings Hubert grew the domaine into the world-class and oft-profiled Beaune estate it is today.

In 1995 Hubert's son Etienne began full-time...

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