Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Soil : Clay and limestone
Site : South of the hill of Corton Chanson owns a vineyard of 5.4 hectares in "Les Vergelesses", the most famous Premier Cru in Pernand which has given its name to the village.
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 : Ruby colour with purple tinges. Aromas of red berries (cherry, raspberry) and chocolate mixed with spicy nuances. Generous, complex. Beautiful aromatic combination of liquorice Very expressive fruit with liquorice and spices. Delicately oaked, harmonious.
Food pairing : Enjoy with grilled steak and a wide selection of French cheeses, in particular Brie.