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Santenay
Santenay
Santenay 2008

Santenay 2008

Grape Variety : Pinot Noir

Soil : Limestone mixed with clay

Site : The vineyard is located on the hill of the commune of Santenay, a small village South of the Côte de Beaune, near Chassagne Montrachet.

The Vintage 2008 : After a beautiful spring, the weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. It became fine again from the end of August with much sun and a cold wind, which aided concentration of flavours. The harvest commenced in mid-September in perfect conditions under an Indian summer. Aging in oak during 15 months

Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Aromas of red berries (cherries and raspberry) mixed with chocolate and enhanced by a hint of vanilla. Complex and well-balanced. Beautiful texture. Refined tannins and delicate oak note. Long aftertaste.

Food pairing : To be enjoyed with roast meat or meat en sauce, games and most cheeses (especially Citeaux, Epoisses, Langres).

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