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Gevrey-Chambertin 1997

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Our red crus are unveiling perfumes of fruit (red fruit - raspberry - candied fruit), light animal notes (leather) and sweet spices. These wines are very well balanced, with present but melted tannins. Though they are already pleasant, they are also showing excellent potential. 1997 is certainly a unique vintage in red with a perfect expression of the pinot noir grape variety.

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Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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Bouchard Père et Fils:
Contrary to many wine growing regions, one of the particularities of Burgundy is the complete lack of the mixing of different grape varieties. There are two main varieties in Burgundy : Pinot Noir for the red wines; Chardonnay for the white wines. The reputation of the Grands Vins fins de Bourgogne is based on two varieties alone : Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. As early as 1866, Dr Jules Guyot i... Read more
Contrary to many wine growing regions, one of the particularities of Burgundy is the complete lack of the mixing of different grape varieties. There are two main varieties in Burgundy : Pinot Noir for the red wines; Chardonnay for the white wines. The reputation of the Grands Vins fins de Bourgogne is based on two varieties alone : Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. As early as 1866, Dr Jules Guyot in his book on viticulture of the centre north of France, wrote that: " the essence of the fine wines of the Côte d'Or, is the grape variety, the Pineau Noir or Noirien for the red wines; the Pineau Blanc or Chardenet for the white wines ". Read less

Our red crus are unveiling perfumes of fruit (red fruit - raspberry - candied fruit), light animal notes (leather) and sweet spices. These wines are very well balanced, with present but melted tannins. Though they are already pleasant, they are also showing excellent potential. 1997 is certainly a unique vintage in red with a perfect expression of the pinot noir grape variety.

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