Musique et vin
A connected speaker accompanied by a flagship vintage from the Domaine
Ahead of the 163rd Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction, Maison Albert Bichot is offering a unique experience: reliving the history of the Hospices and its own through the centuries in music with a duo composed of a connected speaker in Soundivine magnum format and a bottle of Beaune 1er Cru cuvée Dames Hospitalières 2020. This unique association is limited to 23 examples in a nod to the current vintage and at the auction on November 19, 2023.
On sale exclusively on www.hospices-beaune.com by Albert Bichot, the site dedicated to auctions created by Albert Bichot in 2009 and which is celebrating 15 years of success this year.
Note that each buyer will be able to discover an eclectic and chronological musical playlist specially designed by Albert Bichot to retrace the highlights of the Hospices, its century-old history and the special relationship that the house maintains with this emblem of Burgundian heritage
An exceptional connected speaker in limited edition
Presented as a pretty magnum-sized wooden case, the Soundivine speaker plays with the codes and materials specific to the world of wine. Each enclosure is numbered and proudly bears the coats of arms of the Hospices and the Maison Albert Bichot on its lid. Simply open it to enjoy exceptional sound and listen to the exclusive playlist concocted by Albert Bichot… or any other music of your choice of course!
Savor an emblematic vintage of the Hospices de Beaune, produced by Albert Bichot, in a great vintage
To fully enjoy this musical experience and awaken all your senses, Albert Bichot has selected for
music lovers and lovers of great wines a bottle of Beaune 1er Cru, cuvée Dames Hospitalières vintage 2020.
This vintage, in an early and sunny vintage, combines freshness and a superb floral and delicate aroma. The fruity palate is nuanced by subtle, almost airy tannins. It bears witness to Albert Bichot’s unique expertise in maturing great Hospices wines, as evidenced by its ranking as number 1 buyer at auction for over 25 years.
A journey through the centuries in a musical playlist to listen to without moderation
The highlights of the famous Hôpital Vigneron and the unique relationship that Maison Albert
maintains with the Beaune institution can be (re-)discovered in a carefully designed playlist.
Scan the QR code and discover the playlist on:
Some key dates in music:
2023: A generous and promising vintage at auction on November 19
A kind of magic – Queen
This essential Queen song was chosen by Ludivine Griveau herself to reflect the conditions and quality of the 2023 vintage. Despite difficulties, the result is “magical” and the Hospices de Beaune wines which will be sold on November 19, 2023 at auction should once again delight the most demanding enthusiasts.
1876 – First purchase from Maison Albert Bichot at the Hospices de Beaune
Camille Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale, extract from the opera Samson et Dalila
French pianist, organist and composer, true prodigy, Camille Saint-Saëns, wrote twelve operas, including the better known is Samson and Delilah.
1443 – Foundation of the Hôtel-Dieu by Nicolas Rolin and Guigone de Salins
Gilles Binchois: Amours mercy
This song is representative of the aesthetic popular at the Burgundian court. Gilles de Binche –
known as Binchois – was one of the main figures at court, enjoying immense success. Of course
its title Amours echoes the relationship between Nicolas Rolin and Guigone de Salins and their
dedication to caring for others
Limited edition box set
23 numbered copies
€525 incl. VAT
(delivery included in France)
On sale exclusively on
Available from October 25, 2023.
About Maison Albert Bichot:
Albert Bichot is the owner of 107 hectares of vines spread over 6 exceptional estates, including 4 certified organic, in the most prestigious appellations of Burgundy. With this expertise as a winemaker, Albert Bichot also selects and buys grapes and musts from loyal partners and vinifies them with the same care within his own estates. A philosophy which guarantees the production of great wines representative of their terroir of origin and carrying an emotion, which make the House one of the greatest names in Burgundy.