• Formerly known as Domaine Michel Esmonin et Fille, the Domaine was renamed when Sylvie took over from her father Michel who “… in a few years … has transformed a sleepy estate … into an excellent source of wine”. – The Great Domaines of Burgundy, Remington Norman –
• Clos Saint-Jacques is arguably Gevrey-Chambertin’s most prestigious Premier Cru climat.
• Critics have scored this as one of the top 5 Gevrey-Chambertin Clos Saint-Jacques wines. The Wine Advocate gave the 2005 vintage a score of 96 and Jancis Robinson gave the 2014 vintage a score of 18/20.
• In a few short years the Esmonin estate has become one of the leaders in Gevrey Chambertin and the Cote de Nuits.