Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru “Les Goulots”

Generous & Well-structured
A Climate reflecting well the vintage impact

The Vineyard

Annual production 600 – 800 bottles
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Soil Clayey and chalky
Average Vine Age 40 years
Situation Vines are located in an old quarry, fresh during the year but that keeps heat in summer. Exposure : East. The name “Les Goulots”comes from "goulottes" (waterfalls) of mountain streams.

Winemaking

Grapes are 100% de-stemmed after sorting. Pre-fermentation maceration (12°C) for 3 days. Fermentation in temperature controlled vats with pumping-over and punching of the cap twice a day at the beginning. Wines are put in barrels by gravity.

Ageing Free-run wine and press wine are aged separately. 12 months in oak, 50% new. Complete malolactic fermentation. Bottling after a soft filtration, very little use of SO2.

Tasting Notes

Color Ruby Red
Aromas Notes of menthol and small wild berries
Taste Elegant wooden notes of liquorice, well structured, rich and generous
Food Matching Red meats, meat in sauce, soft cheese (Brillat Savarin, goat cheese)