Cote de Beaune, the southern end of the Cote d'Or, extends for about 25 Km, from the Corton mountain until Maranges. Hence the varietal scene is dominated by Chardonnay, which reaches the absolute excellence, with a high number of well-known villages and vineyards deputies to production of highly prized wines classified as Premier Cru or Grand Cru. At this unparalleled level adds up to as high reached by the phenomenal Pinot Noir in the Corton who can boast of the term Grand Cru and Premier Cru in Pernand, Pommard and Volnay.
Domaine Jacques Prieur, in Meursault, today has 22 hectares of vineyards, it was founded in the late eighteenth century and currently no winery in Burgundy, with the exception of Domaine Leroy, can boast such a collection of Premier Cru and Grand Cru. Despite a reorganization from the corporate point of view, in the '80s, the Prieur, in the person of Martin, continue to play a key role in the project, providing the necessary family continuity. The red wines range is characterized by a vigorous expression, the right amount of muscle is capable of supporting the aromatic finesse of Pinot Noir without dominating, while for white wines the stylistic evolution of recent years offers a line of wines more and more snappy and minerals for reducing batonages and lower impact of new wood. Since 2000 began a conversion path that is leading the vineyards to an agricultural-run organic-biodynamic matrix.