Category: Red medium bodied
Appellation: Chambolle-Musigny (Burgundy region)
Grapes: Pinot Noir (100%)
About this wine: Fine red wine from Burgundy! Mortet is a family name intimately connected to Gevrey-Chambertin. Charles Mortet started the success story in 1956 with a single hectare of vines. Then in 1992 is splitted the vineyard in beetween his two sons; Denis, and Thierry the youngest started his own Domaine that now produce about 30 000 bottles a year. Thierry makes about 1200 bottles of Chambolle-Musigny each year. The 45 years old vines are planted on fine clay mixed with limestone soils and produce low yield of about 8 to 10 hl.
Taste like: Intense colour. Very fine on the noise, charming, very giving already in its youth, notes of red cherries and violet. On the palate extreme elegance, silky texture with a mix of raspberry and small black berries, very fine gentle tannins. The finale is long and fresh with a digest & lively finish. A multi dimensional wines a great example why Chambolle-Musigny is home to some of the finest Pinot Noir in the world.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 8 to 10 years.
Service: 15 to 16 degrees C, large Burgundy glass. Decant when young.
Food match: roasted chicken with mushroom sauce, duck, game.