1879 : Foundation of Pierre Arbinet’s family estate, which now has 50 acres under the management of Christine Dubreuil, the 5th generation who succeeded to her father Bernard. 1977 : Acquisition of the house “Rameau Lamarosse” 1985 : Construction of a new winery and cellar on three levels.
Located in the Côte de Beaune, Domaine Dubreuil-Fontaine uses the noble grape varieties of Chardonnay and Pinot noir to make up its wide range of 22 appellations : starting from the fruty Bourgogne, to the lively village, from the prestigious Premier cru to the rare Grand Cru. Its vineyards cover the villages of: Pernand-Vergelesses, Aloxe-Corton and Savigny Les Beaune, Pommard, Beaune and Volnay.
Our cultivating methods are environmentally friendly, the goal is to produce a rich and healthy harvest whilst ensuring the sustainability of our soils. The treatments and spraying are reasoned, soils are tilled in order to maintain maximum natural balance of our vineyards. Harvesting is carried out by hand and sorted, maturity is checked upon arrival at the winery.
A land of dream
Located where the Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune meet, only the vineyards of Pernand-Vergelesses can claim to have both white and red, and the four levels of appellation : Grand Cru, 1er Cru, Village and Bourgogne Each year, the Hospices de Beaune auction sells the Cuvee Rameau-Lamarosse from the 1er Cru Les Vergelesses.
A story full of stories
As well as being one of the most beautiful villages of the Côte de Beaune, Pernand is also one of the oldest: the ancestors Caletes-Eduens used to name this place blessed by the Gods by the the term “NAN” which designated a stream. Charles Martel owned vineyards in the region which he passed on to his grand-son Charlemagne.
In 1925, Jacques COPEAU, founder of the Theatre du Vieux Colombier in Paris, settled in the village with his troops and his family, impregnating Pernand with a lively cultural tradition.
Enjoy walking on the streets of this village, you will discover the XIIth century church whose colourful bell tower is recognizable from a distance. Climb to the top of the village and admire from the site of the Oratory of “Our Lady of Good Hope”, the vast panorama of the vineyards of the Côte de Beaune.
Beautiful Grand Cru! Its bouquet breaths exotic fruit notes with citrus and pineapple and reveals rich honey aromas, grilled almonds and cinnamon, even butter notes during preservation. Ample, fat, fresh with a long, well-balanced and mineral final.