About the Wine Maker
Jérôme Galeyrand, a native of the Loire valley rather than the Côte d'Or, came to a love of wine via the cheese business where he worked for eight years. Having worked the harvest at Alain Burguet’s Gevrey-Chambertin estate for a couple of vintages he decided that winemaking was where he wanted to go and enrolled on a course at Beaune’s prestigious wine institute in the late 1990s.
He bought a tiny parcel of vines in 2002 and made his first vintage that year, hand-picking the fruit himself. Now that he has expanded his Côte de Nuits holdings a little, to 5 hectares, he needs the help of his friends to get the harvest in. Most of the vines are farmed organically, with the remainder farmed sustainably and no pesticides are used anywhere.