Le Clos des Épeneaux
The famous Clos, a magnificent parcel of five hectares, is one of the 10 largest premier or grand cru monopolies of the Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits.
Clos des Epeneaux is situated in the heart of the Grands and Petits Epenots. The vines varies between 30 and 80 years, with a density of plantations of 12,000 vines / hectare.
It's separated in 4 units, which are separately vinified.
- 4 major criteria are distinguished :
- Year of plantation
- Depth of the bedrock (20-30 cm on the high part, 60-80 cm on the low part of the Clos)
- Soil structure
- Soil texture