2018 François Lumpp Givry 1er Cru "Crausot" , Burgundy, France


A spicy red and black fruited nose with violet, plum, earth and spice aromas. The exceptionally rich, flavors brim with dry extract that possess a highly seductive mouth feel, all wrapped in a beautifully well-balanced, complex and persistent finish.

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In the winery, the Lumpp family eschews stylistic extremes in the cellar, fermenting destemmed fruit with temperature control and maturing their wines in barrels (70% new).


In the late 1970s, François Lumpp and his brother inherited their family property, located in the Côte Chalonnaise. In 1991 he founded his own label with his wife, Isabelle. Using cuttings of older, selected bud wood (sélection massale), François developed his domaine around Givry's best premier cru sites, which, as in most of the Côte d’Or, are situated on the mid to upper level slopes of the rolling hillsides.

Givry, along with Mercurey, is one of the two predominantly red wine producing appellations of the Côte Chalonnaise, while the neighboring appellations of Bouzeron, Rully, and Montagny produce primarily white wine. Givry is known for its refined and approachable reds, whereas Mercurey can often be harder and more austere when young. The best examples of Givry can have substantial structure, depth, and complexity, however, and can be expected to age as successfully as the premier crus of the Côte de Beaune, which is certainly the case at this address. François was one of the first to believe in the potential of Givry’s terroir for white Burgundy, and is reputed for his white today. His Chardonnays are a study in grace and balance.


Vintage 2018
Producer Domaine François Lumpp
Wine Type Red Wine
Grape(s) Pinot Noir
Appellation Givry 1er Cru
Country France
Farming Practicing Organic