What is it? This is from the premier cru Clos Saint-Jean. Ramonet is known as one of the greatest producers from Burgundy. He’s very famous for his white, but he also does a red in very small production. You get the structure of a beautiful red burgundy from Cote de Beaune: more finesse and feminine with a lot of soft and delicate tannins, but it also has the intensity and 03 concentration of fruit like a red cote de nuits.
How does it taste? If you have a line up of the more elegant style of red burgundy from top villages like Vosne-Romanee or Chambolle-Musigny this will stand up well to them – or might even be better. Some type of light meat could go very well, like a roast chicken with potatoes cooked in butter or a fish with red wine sauce. The wine also has a lot of acidity and freshness, which would cut through the richness of goat cheese. It’s a great bottle of wine and very good value for money.