Echezeaux Grand Cru - luxurious red wine from the Domain Captain Gagnaire created from vintage Pinot Noir from the vineyard Eshezo. As one of the largest vineyards of Grand Cru Class, Eshezo famous red wines with "strong" character and generous bouquet. Eshezo area is quite large, and hence the terroir in such a large vineyard varies. The plot, owned farm Captain Gagnaire, characterized chalky soils interspersed with dark red clay and rocky surface. Vine Pinot Noir were planted here in 1953. Grapes grown here gives the wine is incredibly rich flavor, sufficiently dense texture and strong flavor.
Domain Capitain-Gagnerot has a long history. Originally it was an estate Gagnerot, founded in 1802. In 1864, the then owner of the estate of Jean-Baptiste gives his only daughter Mary for merchant Francois Capitain. Father-in-law and co-founded a common cause for the production of wine, and the estate was renamed with the prefix in the form of the names of the new co-owner - Captain Gagnaire. In 1946, the new owner of the estate becomes Roger capital inherited after the war 3 hectares of vineyards. As a person with a strong character, Roger put all their strength and capabilities in the development of the family business, and estate were created great Burgundy wines. Business from his father passed to his sons - Patrice and Michel, and today manages the estate son Patrice - Pierre-Francois. Domain owns about 16 hectares of vineyards, located at the boundary of Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. Vineyards fragmented, located on a hill and have Corton eastern disposition.