In the heart of the Cote de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin is the area with the highest concentration of red Grands Crus of which the legendary Chambertin and Chambertin Clos de Beze, great favorites of Napoleon. It is even said that the Emperor made his men salute when passing by these venerable vines. The wines of Gevrey-Chambertin, only red, are very sought after for their great strength and velvetness.
Tasting Note: Intense, perfumed bouquet with full aromas and an animal touch. Nice structure and lovely fleshiness. Good ageing potential.
Food/ Wine Pairing: Grilled and roasted red meat, full-flavoured chesses
Serving Temperature: Between 17-18C
Ageing Potential: 5-7 years and more
Grape variety: Pinot Noir