Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru "Aux Charmes"

A very elegant wine with a freshness that reflects the terroir.

Story

The vintage
1650 bottles, 72 magnums and 3 jeroboams have been produced for the vintage 2018.
Location
0,30 ha planted in 1946.
This parcel is situated in the top place of the Charmes Chambertin Terroir call “Aux Charmes” it’s exactly in front of the border between Latricières Chambertin and the Famous Chambertin.
Terroir
Up-slope, the rocks are of bathonien origin, lower down the marls and limestones belong to the Jurassic (Bajocian) and numerous marine fossils are to be found on the surface, recalling the sea which covered this area some 150 million years ago.
Vinification
Harvesting is manual with 60% whole clusters.
3 weeks fermentation with a very light extraction.
50% of new oak barrels are used for an aging period of 20 months.
Varietals
Pinot Noir : 100%
Specifications
Alcohol content: 13,5 % vol. ABV
Allergènes: Contient des sulfites.

Advice

Tasting notes
Always shows a beautiful elegance and a great purity. This wine is characterized by its roundness and complexity with a longer finish and a little different kind of freshness compared to the beginning of the mouth.