Type: Red Wine
Country: Burgundy, France
Grape Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
Alcohol Percentage: 13.5%
Appellation : AOC Gevrey-Chambertin Village [Côte de Nuits] Burgundy, France
Techniques: Organic culture, working the soil, with no chemical treatments. Hand-picking, the grapes passing over the sorting table before deerstalking and cold maceration before natural fermentation. Aged in French oak for 15 months. Light filtering and low sulfur doses.
Color: Deep Ruby Red
Tasting Nose: The aromas are of rare elegance. A fine, delicate nose with aromas of dark fruit combining vigor and maturity.
Palate: Light and airy in the mouth whilst maintaining a clear and silky tannic structure. In terms of style, this wine is more of a Chambolle-Musigny than a classic Corton.
Serving Tips: Temperature: 16-18°C
Keeping Potential: When young, will benefit from being decanted. It can be kept for up to 10 years.
About the Winery:
Gevrey-Chambertin is the king of all Burgundy's red wines! This grand cru vineyard has more prestigious and expensive vineyards than anywhere else in France. Forget about Pinot Noir being soft and easy to drink; it becomes full-bodied with an awesome structure that develops wondrously over time - known regionally as "the king" for a good reason!