Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Soil : Clay and limestone
Site : The area of production is located in the commune of Nuits Saint Georges, in the heart of the Côte de Nuits. The grapes are sourced from selected plots of vineyard South of the village, at the border of the "Premier Cru" area
The Vintage 2005 : Harvest took place in the early days of September after a dry and very hot summer after a superb growing season - long and cold winter followed by a rainy and humid spring. Exceptional weather conditions for an exceptional vintage. Full maturation of the grapes and good concentration. Aging in oak casks during 16 months.
Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Intense aromas of cooked red fruit mixed with toasty notes and a hint of chocolate. Outstanding vanilla note. Well-structured, ample and generous. Elegant oak note. Well-shaped tannins. Good persistence.
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