2014 Bouchard Pere & Fils - Gevrey Chambertin
In the heart of the Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin is the area with the highest concentration of red Grands Crus of which the legendary Chambertin and Chambertin-Clos-de-Bèze, great favorites of Napoleon. It is even said that the Emperor made his men salute when passing by these venerable vines. The wines of Gevrey-Chambertin, only red, are very sought after for their great strength and velvetness.
TASTING NOTE: Intense, perfumed bouquet with fruit aromas and an animal touch. Nice structure and lovely fleshiness. Good ageing potential.
FOOD/WINE PAIRING: Grilled and roasted red meat, full-flavored cheeses.
GRAPE VARIETY: Pinot Noir
SOIL OF THE APPELATION: Triassic limestone, marls, crumbled stone, clay potassium,phosphorus and iron.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Between 17°C to 18°C
AGEING POTENTIAL: 5 to 7 years and more
TOTAL SURFACE OF THE APPELATION IN PRODUCTION: 360 hectares