The Domain Guillemette and Xavier BESSON

Passionate winemakers since 1930

We are a family Domain created in 1938 and located in Givry, Bourgogne, France. Guillemette and Xavier BESSON are the winemakers since 1989 and their son, Henri-Vital, associated with them in 2017.

We produce wines in Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée from the two Bourgogne noble grape varieties : Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The Domain now exploit 10 hectares of vines, bringing out each Terroir’s personality.

In a green setting, two historical monuments are located…

Domain Besson

The Domain is home to two monuments listed in the inventory of historical monuments :

  • A XVIIIth century dovecote which is represented on the labels of our bottles.
  • A XVIIth century cellar with its magnificent vault in broken arch : this cellar is unique in Bourgogne.