Average age of the vine
Type of soil
Clay and limestone
Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
On the Côte Chalonnaise, the climate is continental with hot summers and dry autumns. It is highly conducive to good ripening of the grapes
All the aromas of the Côte Chalonnaise. One of the unique features of the Domaine Roland Sounit can be found in the pruning of the vines. Shorter than the neighbouring vines, it provides greater concentration in the grapes and very aromatic wines. During vinification, regular stirring of the fine lees in the tanks awakens complex aromas in our white wines. They are fresh and balanced and offer a beautiful, long finish. For the red wines, carefully controlled extraction enables us
to obtain deep colours and wonderful concentration. It also gives the wines good structure and strength, offering excellent ageing potential.
The Domaine Roland Sounit is situated in Rully, in the heart of the Côte Chalonnaise, to the south of Côte d'Or. The vineyard enjoys a sunnier and warmer climate than in Côte d'Or and is renowned for producing easy-to-drink aromatic wines which are beautifully rich.
We cultivate 16 hectares of vines around the villages of Rully and Mercurey, making our estate extremely specialised in the Côte Chalonnaise.
A Word from the Oenologist
"Our expertise enables us to respect the various terroirs and traditional methods, while using modern production tools to enhance quality. All vinification at our winery is done by gravity in order to respect the grape and interfere with it as little as possible. Micro-vinifications are performed in small, temperature-controlled tanks in order to reveal the full intensity of each