Diam. The 3.6-hectare Baudines vineyard sits up high on the slope, near the tree line on the southwestern border of Chassagne. Les Baudines is essentially a continuation of Les Embazées but has vines higher on the hillside, therefore on poorer soil with a higher limestone content. It’s a very cool site with mostly white, rocky clay soils—a terroir perfectly suited to Leroux’s desire to produce fine-boned Chassagne. Leroux’s vines were planted in the 1980s.
“Pale lime colour, reductive nose. Slimline, but with some intensity. Rapierlike up front, sunny behind. You can sense the lack of topsoil here in the lack of flesh. Instead, the angular intensity. This is a really good wine if you are not looking for breadth and flesh.” 91-93 points, Jasper Morris, Inside Burgundy