Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Soil : Marl with sandy yellow limestone
Site : Chanson is one of the major owners of Clos des Mouches with a vineyard of 4.5 hectares. Ideal location on the hill at the southern end of the vineyards of Beaune on a spur pointing toward Pommard. A plot of 2.5 hectares is planted with Pinot Noir on a limestone subsoil covered with clay.
The Vintage 2021 : After a winter characterized by marked variations in temperature and a summer like weather spring, A sudden and intense frost fell upon Burgundy early April and severely hit the buds that had formed on the vine. The months that followed were a succesion of rainy and warm episodes. During summer there were warm and humid periods and the harvest started at Chanson on September 15, under a bright sunshine. The red wines have a good colour. They give off floral fragrances and a beautiful fruit expression but the volumes produced are quite low.
Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Beautiful aromas of red berries (strawberry, cherry, red-currant) mixed with pepper. Complex and well-balanced with an outstanding energy Tight and deep texture. Well-integrated tannins and well-crafted oak note. Long and elegant finish with spicy notes. Scores : 16,5/20 Jancis Robinson
Food pairing : Can be enjoyed with game, red meat, grilled or "en sauce" and our local cheeses like Epoisses, Citeaux and Langres.