Gevrey-Chambertin

The designation of origin Gevrey Chambertin has been recognized since 1936. Its vineyard of approximately 410 hectares extends to the north of the Côte de Nuits, in Burgundy , on the villages of Gevrey-Chambertin and Brochon. The appellation Gevrey Chambertin is exclusively made up of red wines from the Pinot Noi r grape variety....
The designation of origin Gevrey Chambertin has been recognized since 1936. Its vineyard of approximately 410 hectares extends to the north of the Côte de Nuits, in Burgundy , on the villages of Gevrey-Chambertin and Brochon. The appellation Gevrey Chambertin is exclusively made up of red wines from the Pinot Noi r grape variety. This one finds on the slopes oriented to the east, a place of predilection, favorable to the production of Grands Crus: 9 in total with which Chambertin and the Clos de Bèze. 26 climates are also classified in Premiers Crus and 65 in simple crus. The name of the climate (or plot may or may not appear on the label. The terroir of Gevrey-Chambertin is particularly heterogeneous, divided into three distinct categories, around the “Combe de Lavaux” : Although the typicity is very real, wines are fundamentally different according to the terroirs and according to the vignerons who do not have the same Approaches, or the same methods of cultivation or production. Some great names such as Trapet, Rossignol, or Camus have left their imprint, the appellation Gevrey-Chambertin and its Grands Crus. Wine of character, the Chambertin was the favorite wine of Napoleon Bonaparte, who devoted to him a true cult. Wines of Gevrey Chambertin produced on the hillsides are well structured and aromatic. The wines of "plain", to the east are more flexible, to drink within 10 years. All have this ruby ​​color. Their nose consists of notes of violets and black fruits. After several years in the cellar the wines melt but take notes of animal, undergrowth and a dress adorned with red and caramel. Astonishing. You will understand: if you do not know the wines of Gevrey-Chambertin , it is absolutely necessary to take the step and enjoy a "Village" or even better a Premier Cru. You will not be disappointed. Taste our selection.
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