This Gevrey-Chambertin from Taupenot-Merme opens with a subtle expression of perfumes of dill, almond, cherry and tobacco, also marked by scents of violet and raspberry. Powerful, complex, offering mellow tannins but abundant with a good acidity and lovely black fruits.
Burgundy wine region is located in central-east of France. Burgundy wines comes from multi sub-regions, each with its own particular character, each with its own particular climate. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir represent here the two key grape varieties for the production of some of the most exclusive Premier Cru and Grand Cru wines in the world.
Moderate continental climate
The soils in Côte de Nuits result on the consequences of the uplift of the Alps and the collapse of the plain of the Saône. The vines are mainly planted on limestone slopes. At the summit sits the famous "stone of premeaux", giving Romanée-Conti, Richeboug, and La Tâche outstanding wines. The soils are formed of calcareous scree, limestone, and red silt with a large diversity of terroir contributing to the typicality of the Côte de Nuits wines.