Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Soil : Clay and limestsone
Site : This climat "Charmes" is located on a mid slope facing east in the Southern part of the village of Gevrey Chambertin. One of its nearest neighbour is the famous of "Chambertin".
The Vintage 1998 : Harvest took place at the end of September after a late Summer. It was as a whole homogeneous. Aging in cask during 12 months.
Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Intense aromas of leather, mixed with dry figs and plum jam on a hint of chocolate. Subtle vanilla note. Ample, generous and well-balanced. Good aromatic combination. Silky tannins and well-integrated oak note. Good persistence.
Food pairing : It is perfectly matched with red meat grilled or en sauce and all cheeses, especially the local cheeses like Epoisses or Citeaux.