Red Wine Chanson - Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru

2012

 
Chanson - Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru
Chanson - Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru
SKU
12233-12/6PK
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Burghound 92-94
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Vineyard

Charmes Chambertin is a grand cru vineyard located in the southern part of the commune. Located on the upper part of the hill with as exceptionally eastward orientaion on stony slopes. The wines are said to be the most forward of all the Grand Crus in Chambertin.

Vinification

Chanson vinifies all their wines 100% whole cluster. They believe the complexity and structure of the wines is greatly enhanced, and the vinification process is improved. The major condition is that grapes must be perfect in terms of ripeness and condition. You can count on one hand the estates dedicated to whole cluster vinification in this manner. The reds have a perceptible style as a result: beautiful aromatics with complex spice complementing fruit on the nose and palate. Chanson also strives to maximize the preservation of fresh fruit characteristics. Grapes are chilled immediately on arrival in a proprietary tunnel they developed: a very quick chill with no oxygen exposure. Reds then get a long cold soak and maceration. And then they use Champagne-style fractional pressing: very precise pressings for the purest juice, with lots vinified separately in small tanks. Aging in oak casks during 17 months.

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