Chambolle-Musigny 1er cru “Les Borniques”

Chambolle-Musigny 1er cru
Les Borniques
Grape variety
Pinot Noir
Controlled appellation Surrounded by the great prestigious “Grands Crus” of the Côte de Nuits, this charming village nested at the entry of a comb, reveals its vineyard, universally known thanks to its incomparably elegant and distinguished wines with their great potential of ageing.
Local soil Whites marns, clayey and chalky, more clayey in the south of the village.
Wine-making Grape harvest done by hand. Handy selection of each grape on a selection-table. The temperature is always controlled. Total de-stemming. The first fermentation is done in wooden open-vat (18 days) before a pneumatic press. A manual “punching of the cap was daily done.

Maturation in French oak barrels (including 20% news) for 17 months.

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Character and style The color is deep, a bright ruby. The nose is of great finesse. We find notes of red fruits and spices. The palate is fresh and in his youth sits on a beautiful fruit (cherry, blackcurrant and kirsch) with a lovely elegance. This wine, very feminine, is highlighted by the finesse and elegance of the tannins that advertise great potential to keep.
Ageing and service To keep 10-15 years. Temperature of service: 15-16°C

This elegant and fine wine, already offers a combination of dishes quite amazing: All white or red meats, roasted or grilled (Lamb) marry with this superb wine. After 6-8 years he will accept dishes cooked in sauces and all cheeses.