Grape variety
Pinot Noir
Controlled appellation Located in the north of the Côte-de-Nuits (at 3km from Gevrey-Chambertin), Fixin is a captivating small village producing wines of interest. Adjacent of the vineyards of Gevrey-Chambertin, the vines of Fixin possess some common characters particularly on the parcels located in the south of the village. The production proposes a very good balance quality price notably in the good years.
Local soil Marly, limestone, exposure east in small slope.
Wine-making Manual grape harvest. Pick over by hand on tables of selection. Control of the temperatures. Rather long fermentation, 17 days before pneumatic pressing.

Maturation in oak barrels (15% new oak barrels) during 15 months.

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Character and style Dark ruby colour. The nose nuances express the blackcurrant, the raspberry, the blackberry together with the typical animal notes of the wines of the Côte-de-Nuits. On the palate the wines is fruity and pleasant. The well blended tannins combine with the spices without too much dryness.
Ageing and service To drink young or to keep 2-3 years. Temperature of service: 15°C

Fixin is advised for a large pallet of dishes: White or red meat, grilled or cooked in sauces (after few years of ageing) all the cheeses, in fact all the good cook !