Grape Variety : Pinot Noir
Soil : Clay and limestone with lots of stones
Site : Chanson owns 3 ha in this climat located in the Premiers Crus area of Santenay, small village in the South of the Côte de Beaune. The plot is at the top of the hill and is positioned on two levels. The large proportion of stones gives to the wine a very special minerality which emphasizes the typicality of the Pinot Noir.
The Vintage 2014 : After a cool and rainy winter and a frost episode in April, the warm and dry weather in spring was perfect for the flowering. In July and August the weather was more demanding but it became fine again early September with a true Indian summer which enabled a perfect maturation for the grapes. The harvest took place mid September under a bright sunshine. The red wines give off beautiful aromas of ripe red berries with a sappy texture. Aging in oak casks during 15 months.
Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Aromas of dark berries (dark cherries) mixed with violet fragrances, sandalwood and earthy notes. Complex and energetic. Deep structure with well-integrated tannins. Long aftertaste. .
Food pairing : To be enjoyed with roast meat or stew dishes as well as moderately nature cheeses.