Joseph Drouhin Gevrey Chambertin Pinot Noir

Region Côte de Nuits, France
Grape Pinoit Noir
Style Red
Brand Joseph Drouhin

General information:

The House cherishes an ideal of elegance and perfection. The “Joseph Drouhin style” marries balance, harmony, finesse and character. This combination of riches provides infinite pleasure.

The wines are recognizable for their great purity of taste. Young, they possess fruity and enticing aromas; with age, wines from great vineyards/appellations acquire a sumptuous complexity.

Soil: lean and chalky, with a red-brown cover layer of clayey marl

Variety: Pinot Noir
Origin: Côte de Nuits, France
Aging: 14-18 months in  barrels (20% in new oak)

Tasting notes:
Colour: bright ruby colour
Aroma: Intensely fruity on the nose, the aromas are reminiscent of black cherry, wild blackberry and liquorice. The woody character is subtle and marries delicately with the other aromas.
Palate:  Although present on the palate, tannin is never astringent but
blends itself harmoniously with the natural freshness and “gras” (velvety texture) of the wine

 

In 1880, Joseph Drouhin, who was from the Chablis region originally, chose the city of Beaune to found the business that bears his name. Over the years and with each generation, the vineyard estate grew. At the same time, the founder’s passionate search for excellence and knowledge was handed down like a family heirloom; Maison Joseph Drouhin
continues to ensure this valuable family heritage. Dedication to the diversity of Burgundy has always been the sole focus and vocation of Maison Joseph Drouhin, as
vineyards – mostly premier and grand crus – were acquired in all major areas. Out of firm conviction, Drouhin has adopted a biological and biodynamic approach to viticulture. Listening to nature: from vine to glass, at every step in the elaboration of the wine, a profound respect and deference to nature prevails.
From its very beginning, Maison Joseph Drouhin has aimed for an ideal of perfection and elegance. The style of Joseph Drouhin combines balance, harmony and character, providing infinite pleasure. Thanks to its open-minded world view, Joseph Drouhin introduces the best of Burgundy to all continents. Its active presence in many countries is the surest proof of its desire to get acquainted and understand other cultures and styles of living.

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