Bourgogne "Les Grands Chaillots"

Story

The story
The origins of the grapes used to produce this cuvée give the wine an ageing potential superior to what one would expect from the Burgundy appellation. It is a surprising wine, both in terms of its length and its structure.
The vintage
17418 bottles, 721 bottles, 25 jeroboams have been produced in 2018.
Location
This wine is a blend of grapes from the villages of Nuits-Saint-Georges and Chambolle-Musigny. One plot in Nuits-Saint-Georges covers one hectare with vines planted between 1978 and 1986 while the two-hectare plots in Chambolle-Musigny were planted between 1954 and 1962.
Terroir
The vines for this very special blend grow on clay-silt soils.
Vinification
Harvesting is manual with 20% whole clusters.
3 weeks of fermentation with a soft extraction.
Ageing
25% of new barrels are used for an aging period of 15 months.
Varietals
Pinot Noir : 100%

Advice

Tasting notes
This wine is very enjoyable in its youth and will gain in complexity after a few years of ageing.