About Camille & Guillaume Boillot
Since taking over the reins of the family domaine in 2019, Guillaume has made momentous jumps, embarking on another project with his wife, Camille. This undertaking is all about family, whilst being completely separate from Henri Boillot. Guillame, Camille, and their children are more closely immersed together in this project, including harvesting, winemaking, branding, and more. Most importantly, Guillaume is setting up the next generation with a strong foundation.
Much like Henri Boillot, Camille & Guillaume’s portfolio is a mix of newly purchased vineyard holdings and négoce, consisting of the following whites: Bourgogne ‘Corvée aux Moines’; Meursault ‘Les Clous’; Meursault 1er Cru ‘Les Charmes’; Puligny-Montrachet ‘Les Enseignères’; Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru ‘Les Caillerets’. And for red—Pommard 1er Cru and Corton ‘Renardes’ Grand Cru. The majority of the vineyards are located in their backyard of the Côte de Beaune, therefore sustainable vineyard management will remain central for Guillaume and his team, domaine, and négoce alike.
The winemaking will mimic that of the domaine with a new label and fresh approach to the market. However, Guillaume is choosing to stick to his laurels when it comes to the production of the whites, with consideration of sensitivity to type and timing of presses (modern air-vacuumed vertical press), refraining from stirring the lees (bâtonnage), and dialing back the percentage of new oak. When it comes to red wines, he is focusing on the method he has become synonymous with—vinification intégrale—a process that avoids both pump-overs and punch-downs of the destemmed grapes, allowing for gentle extraction. Guillaume’s confidence in this infusion method in oak barrels, rather than the classic heavy handed winemaking of reds from the Côte de Beaune, shows how deeply he trusts these individual terroirs to express themselves.