Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Soil : Mix of Clay and limestone
Site : Gevrey Chambertin is located in the "Côte de Nuits". The grapes stem from a selected plot in the northern part of Appellation "Gevrey Chambertin" located on a mid slope and bordering the Premiers Crus. The grapes are sourced from a partner winegrower. Picking of the grapes by our teams.
The Vintage 2012 : After a very cold winter and a cold spring, the weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. It became fine again in the second half of August with hot temperatures. The harvest commenced early September under a bright sunshine. The combination of all those climatic factors has engendered a significant drop of the yields but quality is there. Meticulous vinifications have produced wines with very pure aromas and a very fresh structure. Aging in oak casks during 15 months.
Tasting : Dark ruby colour. Intense aromas of cherries and dark berries mixed with hints of tobacco. Vibrant and well-balanced. Beautiful texture. Complex with quite austere tannins. Hints of mineralty. Firm and persistent finish.
Food pairing : Game (pheasant), poultry and all the classic cheeses (Epoisses, Langres).