Maison Chanson - Gevrey-Chambertin - red - 2014 - 750 ml
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“A gorgeous red, exuding a harmonious combination of ripe, sweet cherry, black currant and smoke flavors. Firmly structured, with fine concentration and a lingering aftertaste of spice. Best from 2020 through 2035. 92/100” Wine Spectator
5 ha owned exclusively in Premiers and Grands Crus, in the heart of Burgundy, in the most beautiful villages of Côte de Beaune: Santenay, Chassagne Montrachet, Puligny Montrachet, Beaune, Savigny-lès-Beaune, Pernand Vergelesses and Corton. Owner of 25 ha in the 10 most beautiful Beaune Premiers Crus, Domaine Chanson is rightly considered as one of the Premiers Crus specialists in Beaune.
The construction of this real defence tower was decided under Louis XI and achieved under François Ier. Built as a defence tower and classified as an historic monument with its 8-metres thick walls, it became the property of Chanson under the Revolution. The constant temperature and humidity guaranteed by its walls make it an ideal cellar. Today on 4 different levels, the fourth built in 1826, the Bastion Chanson is entirely dedicated to wine ageing. The first three house red wines where each floor is destined for a vintage. As for the fourth floor, it accommodates white wines. Vincent Avenel and Jean Pierre Confuron have a profound attachment to the Burgundy terroir. They share the same drive to defend the viticultural heritage of Chanson, whilst flying the flag high for the Burgundy region.
Gevrey Chambertin one of the major communes of the Cote de Nuits. Domaine Chanson sources grapes from the northern part of the village, from vineyards located on a mid-slope and bordering the Premiers Crus. While the grapes are purchased, the team at Domaine Chanson does all of the picking themselves.
Grapes: 100% Pinot Noir
Pairing: hunting, poultry, cheeses