Producer Spotlight: Jane Eyre

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From cutting hair to La Revue de France’s Négociant of the Year, Jane Eyre has made her name as a leading micro-négociant within the Côte-d’Or. We’ve brought in her small batch wines directly from Burgundy and are honoured to be the first and only purveyor to carry her label in Singapore.

  • Jane Eyre Côte de Nuits Villages | Pinot Noir
  • Jane Eyre Beaune Premier Cru Les Cent Vignes | Pinot Noir
  • Jane Eyre Savigny-lès-Beaune Premier Cru Aux Vergelesses | Pinot Noir

Jane Eyre Côte de Nuits Villages

What —  Pinot Noir
Where — Burgundy, France
When — 2018

Ripe black and red cherry fruits, with delicate notes of rose petal and spices. Fine tannins balanced by a bright acidity keep the palate lively and vibrant.

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The fruit for Jane’s Côtes de Nuits Villages comes from two parcels located in Comblanchien, in the southern part of the Côtes de Nuits appellation. The plots are just 30 metres apart, one of which is farmed biodynamically.

Both parcels were picked on the same day and vinified together, with 30% whole-bunch and the remainder destemmed and crushed. Fermented using natural yeast in stainless-steel tanks, this wine follows Jane’s hallmark minimal intervention approach, with gentle pump overs and punch downs employed as needed. The wine was aged in French oak barriques, of which 10% was new, and racked once before it was bottled in the first week of December 2019.

 

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Jane Eyre Beaune Premier Cru Les Cent Vignes

What —  Pinot Noir
Where — Burgundy, France
When — 2018

Layers and depth of flavour, with a core of red fruit complemented by spicy and savoury notes.  Long and lifted finish.

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Located towards the northern end of Beaune’s belt of Premier Cru vineyards, ‘Cents Vignes means ‘One Hundred Vines’, a nod to a climat which is among the largest in Beaune.

Small parcels of low yielding fruit were handpicked from the biodynamic-certified ‘Cents Vignes’ vineyard, with 30% left as whole-bunch and the remainder de-stemmed and crushed. The wine was fermented using indigenous yeast in stainless steel tanks. Jane’s minimal intervention approach allows this wine to express a true sense of place; gentle pump overs and punch-downs employed as needed and with no sulphur added until two months after malolactic fermentation had finished. The wine was matured in French oak barriques for 12 months with one barrel out of six being new, before being bottled in December 2019.

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Jane Eyre Savigny-lès-Beaune Premier Cru Aux Vergelesses

What —  Pinot Noir
Where — Burgundy, France
When — 2018

Highly-perfumed, with a mix of delicate fruit and subtle spice aromas. The palate holds a range of brambly fruit with a refreshing acidity and fine tannin structure.

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Jane’s Savigny-lès-Beaune Premier Cru Aux Vergelesses (often referred to as Savigny Vergelesses) is from a parcel of vines ranging between 25 and 50 years old. Aux Vergelesses is one of the best Premier Crus from Savigny-lès-Beaune, situated on a steep, well-draining slope of argilo calcareous marl facing Mont Blanc.

Small parcels of low-yielding fruit were hand-picked and 100% de-stemmed. Fermented using natural yeast in stainless steel tanks where a combination of gentle pump overs and punch downs were employed as needed. The wine was matured in French oak barriques, of which 17% were new. The wine was racked once before bottling unfined and unfiltered after around 12 months in oak.

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Description

Bitten by the wine bug, Jane Eyre left her native Victoria to help with the 1998 harvest at Domaine Chevrot, in Burgundy. The former hairdresser’s 23 year-long career saw her working stints in Margaret River, New Zealand and the Mosel before landing a job at Domaine des Comtes Lafon in 2004. She then took over as assistant winemaker at Domaine Newman, eventually developing her eponymous négociant label. 

Eschewing a one-size-fits-all approach to the cellar, respect for the individuality of the terroir is central to Jane’s winemaking. As a micro-negociant, Jane works closely with a handful of sustainable growers in Burgundy, even showing up to handle the harvests herself. In deftly adopting techniques such as whole bunch fermentation to suit the vintage, Jane’s wines show off the alluring nuances of Burgundy’s terroirs to their best advantage.

In recognition of her talent, Jane was named Négociant of the Year by La Revue de France, making her the first Australian and woman to earn the accolade. She is also listed as one of only 26 ‘Two Star’ Producers in Le Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France 2021.

 

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Jane Eyre Côte de Nuits Villages

What —  Pinot Noir
Where — Burgundy, France
When — 2018

Ripe black and red cherry fruits, with delicate notes of rose petal and spices. Fine tannins balanced by a bright acidity keep the palate lively and vibrant.

+ Read More

The fruit for Jane’s Côtes de Nuits Villages comes from two parcels located in Comblanchien, in the southern part of the Côtes de Nuits appellation. The plots are just 30 metres apart, one of which is farmed biodynamically.

Both parcels were picked on the same day and vinified together, with 30% whole-bunch and the remainder destemmed and crushed. Fermented using natural yeast in stainless-steel tanks, this wine follows Jane’s hallmark minimal intervention approach, with gentle pump overs and punch downs employed as needed. The wine was aged in French oak barriques, of which 10% was new, and racked once before it was bottled in the first week of December 2019.

 

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Jane Eyre Beaune Premier Cru Les Cent Vignes

What —  Pinot Noir
Where — Burgundy, France
When — 2018

Layers and depth of flavour, with a core of red fruit complemented by spicy and savoury notes.  Long and lifted finish.

+ Read More

Located towards the northern end of Beaune’s belt of Premier Cru vineyards, ‘Cents Vignes means ‘One Hundred Vines’, a nod to a climat which is among the largest in Beaune.

Small parcels of low yielding fruit were handpicked from the biodynamic-certified ‘Cents Vignes’ vineyard, with 30% left as whole-bunch and the remainder de-stemmed and crushed. The wine was fermented using indigenous yeast in stainless steel tanks. Jane’s minimal intervention approach allows this wine to express a true sense of place; gentle pump overs and punch-downs employed as needed and with no sulphur added until two months after malolactic fermentation had finished. The wine was matured in French oak barriques for 12 months with one barrel out of six being new, before being bottled in December 2019.

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Jane Eyre Savigny-lès-Beaune Premier Cru Aux Vergelesses

What —  Pinot Noir
Where — Burgundy, France
When — 2018

Highly-perfumed, with a mix of delicate fruit and subtle spice aromas. The palate holds a range of brambly fruit with a refreshing acidity and fine tannin structure.

+ Read More

Jane’s Savigny-lès-Beaune Premier Cru Aux Vergelesses (often referred to as Savigny Vergelesses) is from a parcel of vines ranging between 25 and 50 years old. Aux Vergelesses is one of the best Premier Crus from Savigny-lès-Beaune, situated on a steep, well-draining slope of argilo calcareous marl facing Mont Blanc.

Small parcels of low-yielding fruit were hand-picked and 100% de-stemmed. Fermented using natural yeast in stainless steel tanks where a combination of gentle pump overs and punch downs were employed as needed. The wine was matured in French oak barriques, of which 17% were new. The wine was racked once before bottling unfined and unfiltered after around 12 months in oak.

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