GRAND CRU

Charmes-Chambertin

Vielles Vignes

The largest of the nine grands crus terroirs of Gevrey-Chambertin. The Charmes-Chambertin climat gives rich and elegant wines, without excessive power.

Intense and warm aromas of black fruit in brandy, spices and toasted stave. A generous and lickerish profile, a round, rich, very fruity palate, with enveloped tannins.

Serve at  :  16°-17°C
Cellar potential  :  5 to 15 years

2016 Gold medal at Concours General Paris

Grape : 100% Pinot Noir

Surface  : 12.24ha

Soil  : Clay-limestone

Age of vines  :  50+

Exposure  :  East

Location  :   slope

Culture  : Mechanical soil tillage, plowing.

Harvest : Hand-picked with sorting at the vineyard then on a vibrating sorting table. 100% scuffed.

Winemaking : Vatting 15 to 18 days cold pre-fermentation maceration then 5 to 6 days alcoholic fermentation with periodic punching down and pumping over.

Ageing  : Matured 12 months in oak barrel (100% new).

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