Vintage 2018 AOC
Grapes: 100% Pinot Nero
Production area: La Côte de Nuits
Land: the production area of this common denomination is 100 hectares which produce an average of 3600 Hl (4700 bottles) of red wines. The land is sprinkled with pebbles and gravel which affects the flexibility of the appellation. These soils are very rich in iron. The vines are treated according to methods that best respect the soil and the plant.
Vinification: the vinification of the 80% destemmed harvest is carried out in three phases:
- Cold pre-fermentation maceration from 3 to 5 days
- Transformation of the must into wine from 4 to 5 days
- then 3-4 days to finalize the extraction of soluble materials (tannins, anthocyanins, etc ...) and allow a good combination of it.
After pressing, the new wine is placed directly into 228-liter oak barrels. (No new barrels to preserve the fruit and expression of the Pinot Noir). During a reproduction period of 18 months in oak 2 decantings are carried out to eliminate the lees. Finally, the bottling is carried out by us in the place of production.
Aging potential: 2-10 years.
Alcoholic content: 12.8% vol.
Tasting notes: red color. In their youth, the aromas of raspberries dominate, but other red fruits can also be perceived, then over time, they will give way to other smells and flavors.
Pairing: They go perfectly with white or roasted meats. Chambolle wines are very soft while also maintaining an excellent quality of aging; for this reason they are pleasant as early as the 2nd year.
Serving temperature: 17 ° C
They say about this wine: Score: 17+ (Jacis Robinson): “fruit clarity with a snappy liquorice complexity on the finish. Not quite austere, but certainly savory. Bound to mellow with time. CONVINCING ". Jancis Robinson in the mid-1980s become the first MW (Master of Wine). Jancis Robinson's wine scores on Wine-Searcher: Score range: 9.5 - 20 points