Philip the Bold

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Philip the Bold

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(Biography) 1342–1404, duke of Burgundy (1363–1404), noted for his courage at Poitiers (1356) in the Hundred Years' War: regent of France for his nephew Charles VI (1368–88, 1392–1404)
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In Burgundy in 1395, Philippe le Hardi Duc de Bourgogne, a man of great sensibilities, was so repulsed by the coarseness and rusticity of wines made from the Gamay grape that he instructed his subjects to uproot the variety.
Today, whether Pinot noir is planted in the Russian River in California, Geelong in Australia, Bio Bio in Chile or in Central Otago in New Zealand, it must respect the medieval paradigm partially established by Philippe le Hardi in 1395.
The first of them was Philippe le Hardi, a younger son of King John II of France.