Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Soil : Mix of limestone and clay.
Site : In the heart of the Premier Cru vineyards of Domaine Chanson, this plot covers 4 hectares in the center of the Beaune territory.
The Vintage 2016 : .After a cool and rainy winter and a frost episode in April, the weather at the end of spring was warmer but rainy which engendered a late flowering and millerandage (grapes of small size) The summer was warm and dry. September was warm and the harvest took place at the end of the month under a bright sunshine. Vinification : whole bunch fermentation for approximately two weeks, the wines are then aged in our XVth century cellar for a period between 14 and 18 months. Moderate use of new oak.
Tasting : Bright ruby. Intense aromas of black pinot fruit mixed with spcies and violet. Mouth coating and complex. Tight texture. Delicate oak note. Long and spicy aftertaste. SCORES : 90-93 - BURGHOUND // 17/20 JANCIS ROBINSON
Food pairing : Enjoy with red or white meat, "Boeuf Bourguignon" and variety of regional cheeses, in particular goat's cheese and Citeaux.