Appellation: Chambolle-Musigny (Burgundy region)
Grapes: Pinot Noir (100%)
Aromatics: A charming wine, with notes of red berries, cherries, raspberries, violet and subtle earthiness.
Palate: Beautiful wine, already very giving in its youth. Extreme elegance, with silky texture and a mix of raspberry and blackberries, with fine gentle tannins. The finale is long and lively. A multi-dimensional wine and a great example of why Chambolle-Musigny is home to some of the finest Pinot Noir in the world.
About this wine: Thierry makes 1200 bottles of Chambolle-Musigny each year. The 45-year-old vines are planted on fine clay mixed with limestone soils, producing a low yield of about 8 to 10 hl.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 8 to 10 years.
Service: 15 to 16 degrees C, large Burgundy glass. Decant when enjoying in its youth.
Food match: Roasted chicken, duck, game.