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Chambertin Clos de Bèze Grand Cru 2005

Chambertin-Clos de Bèze
Grand Cru 2005

Grape Variety : Pinot Noir

Soil : Clay and limestone

Site : One of the most prestigious Appellation of Gevrey Chambertin. Located on the upper part of the hill, in the very heart of the Grands Crus area of Grands Crus, with an exceptional eastward orientation. The plot covers 15 ha of stony soil.

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 17 months

Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Intense aromas of preserved cherries, liquorice, chocolate and tobacco. Dense, powerful, generous and well-structured. Very pure fruit and beautiful texture. Well-integrated oak and solid tannins. Outstanding persistence.

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