They are located on piedmont slopes, in limestone areas, with clay and marl nuances, stony if not rocky, well-drained and where water rarely stagnates.
A deep red colour, full-bodied in the mouth with flavours of summer fruits such as black cherry. Can be kept for 5 to 10 years, 20 years for those who can wait.
Game terrine, roast duck, duck fillet, roast veal en croûte, rib of beef, boeuf bourguignon, Epoisses, Livarot, Pont l'Evêque.
Serve at: 10 - 12°