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Clos des Marconnets Beaune 1er Cru 2007
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Beaune Clos des Marconnets
1er Cru 2007

Grape Variety : Pinot Noir

Soil : Limestone with clay

Site : "Les Marconnets" are located in the Northern hint of the Appelation Beaune 1er Cru. The name of this vineyard referred to the german tribe "Marcomans". Chanson owns 4 ha, i.e, 40% of the vineyard.

The Vintage 2007 : The weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. It became fine again from the end of August with much sun and a north wind, which aided concentration of flavours and gave rise to an exceptional phenolic maturity. The harvest commenced in mid-September in perfect conditions under an Indian summer. This results in red wines with a crunchy flesh and an explosion of red fruits marvelously combined with the minerality of the terroirs. Aged in French oak during 16 months.

Tasting : Deep ruby colour. Intense aromas of ripe strawberry and liquorice with a hint of minerality. Well-structured and well-balanced. Very pure fruit. Delicate oak and well-integrated tannins. Long and generous finish.

Food pairing : To be enjoyed with white or red meat, grilled or roasted, games and all sorts of cheeses especially all the cheeses produces in Burgundy (Epoisses, Langres, Citeaux, Ami du Chambertin).

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