Controlled appellationThis famous village of the Côte de Nuits is characterized by the importance of its Grands Crus (9), the surface of the vineyard (600 hectares of vineyards) and the power of its wines which is associated with a great capacity for aging. The village produces only red wines.
Local soilLimestone soil with a good proportion of clayey marl
Wine-makingManual harvest sorted. Temperature control. Seperation. Fermentation in open vats during 16 days before pressing.
Character and styleThe “robe” is color ruby. The nose is very typical of Côte de Nuits, with very present aromas. This Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru has a beautiful structure and a good balance in the mouth. Tannins are present but silky, and will tend to soften with age. Finally, the wine has a strong personality of the terroir of Gevrey-Chambertin.
Ageing and serviceTo keep 10 to 20 years. Temperature of service:15/16°C.
This wine is recommended for large traditional cooking; Leg of lamb, marinated beef or in sauce, stews, coq au vin, strong cheeses are perfectly accompanied soon as the wine has aged a few years