From Wasserman Wines:
Fom the verb brûler, to burn. This is possibly a reference to the brushwood that existed in the combe, that had to be cleared to plant the vineyards. Or it could come from the feeling of heat at the location under a hot sun, especially in the parcels at the top of the slope that face full south and that are protected from the wind. (Source: Marie-Hélène Landrieu-Lussigny). Aux Brulées sits on both flanks of a combe with the particularity that almost half of the vineyard faces north and another almost-half faces south. (The unaccounted part faces east.) Pascal has two north-facing parcels.
The 2021 Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Brûlées wafts from the glass with aromas of dark wild berries, spices, orange zest and gunpowder. Medium to full-bodied, rich and concentrated, it's dee