Gevrey-Chambertin En-Dérée

Energy & Length
Minerality from the cool side of Gevrey-Chambertin

The Vineyard

Annual production 1400 bottles
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Soil Dominant chalky and clay
Average Vine Age 55 years
Situation the parcel “En Derée” is located in the alluvial fan of “Combe de Lavaux”, under the 1er Cru Champeaux. Vines are oriented south-north.

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 Bright Ruby Red
Aromas Black pepper, spices, dry flowers in a potpourri
Taste Taste Elegant, fine and straightforward. The wine is energetic, there is a good wind in the mouth, very persistant
Food Matching Delicate fine food, tender meats (veal, rabbit)