Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Soil : Clay and limestone
Site : A Chanson "monopole" in the very heart of the first Growths vineyards of Beaune. The vineyards covering 3.80 ha is located on a mid slope. The "Clos des Fèves" was already known in the 13th century under the latin word "Fae"
The Vintage 2003 : An exceptionally early harvest end of August due to an outstanding hot summer. Grapes were extremely well mature with high concentration. Very low yields. Grapes had to be cooled down before pressing.
Tasting : Bright ruby colour with purple tinges. Intense aromas of red jammy fruits (red berry), leather enhanced by a hint of chocolate. Outstanding vanilla note. Ample, generous, well-structured, concentrated, with a good aromatic combination. Tannins are present but without too much relief. Good persistence.
Food pairing : Game (pheasant), poultry and all the classic cheeses (Epoisses, Langres).