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Beaune Champimonts 1er Cru 2005

Beaune Champimonts
1er Cru 2005

Grape Variety : Pinot Noir

Soil : Limestone with clay

Site : On the southern hill of Beaune, a vineyard of 2 hectares, mid slope facing East.

The Vintage 2005 : Harvest took place in the early days of September after a dry and very hot summer after a superb growing season - long and cold winter followed by a rainy and humid spring. Exceptional weather conditions for an exceptional vintage. Full maturation of the grapes and good concentration. Aging in oak cask during 15 months

Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Aromas of black plum, of strawberry mixed with toffees and toasty notes. Well-balanced, complex on a beautiful aromatic structure, a well-integrated oak note and foursquare fruit tannins. Long aftertaste.

Food pairing : It is perfectly matched with red meat grilled or en sauce and all cheeses, especially the local cheeses like Epoisses or Citeaux.