Well-known in Burgundy, the Albert Bichot House received during the last ceremony of the International Wine Challenge the title of « Best Red Winemaker of 2017 ». Its Criots-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru 2014 has been elected Best White Wine of the world. In total, the House won 12 gold medals and 2 silver medals for the 14 wines they presented.
Every year, more than 14 000 wines are tasted for the event and the judging panel, composed of experts in the subject, made this contest one of the most famous in the world. With this victory, the whole Burgundian terroir is going to be at the center of attentions during the next months.
An exemplary winery
Founded in 1831, the House is directed by members of the Bichot family, settled in Burgundy since 1350. To date, Albéric Bichot, director of the domain, is making the transition between tradition and innovation. He largely contributed to the switching from conventional to organic agriculture, he is also one of the proudest representative of the Burgundian terroir. The House is composed of 6 domains with a total area of 100 hectares lastingly exploited with a deep respect for nature. For the wine produced to remain gustatively faithful to its centenary terroir, the intervention of men on the vines is limited.
This crowning is a reward for all the work made by numerous generations and it strengthens the place of the winery among the best producers of wines of the world.