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
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).