Domaine Parent is based in Pommard (Burgundy, France) and was founded in 1803. Today it is headed by two sisters, Anne & Catherine Parent, who continue the family tradition of winegrowers that originated in the 17th century. The Domaine consists of 10 hectares that produce mostly red wines from the C√¥te de Beaune. The real speciality are the wines produced from Pommard, however wines from the appellations of Corton, Ladoix, Beaune, Monthelie and Volnay are also produced.
The vines grow on clay-limestone soils, coloured red by iron oxide. These soils enable the Pinot Noir (and Chardonnay) grape variety to express its characteristics perfectly.
The vineyards are all treated organically, and the harvest is undertaken by hand. After rigorous sorting, the grape bunches are de-stemmed, and whole-berry temperature-controlled fermentation follows (12-20 days). The wines are aged for 16-18 months with 30-60% new French oak.