Chateau de ChamireyAll products from this vendor
The Domaine of Château de Chamirey, planted in the best terroirs of Mercurey, covers 95 acres of which 38 are located amongst the most renowned Premiers Crus of the appellation. domain consists in 37 hectares (27 reds, 10 whites, 15 of which are Premier Cru) reflecting the diverse soils and micro climates found within the Mercury appellation.The whites, fresh and lively and well balanced. This reaches its finest expression in the powerful Premier Cru "La Mission". Chateau de Chamirey red is true indulgence. It has a silky texture, and is very fruity typically showing the flavour of cherries. The grapes are hand harvested, then sorted out before going in vats, in order to eliminate the unmature and damaged ones. Vatting is long and divided into pre-fermenting maceration, maceration, post-fermenting maceration. The wines are then aged mostly in oak barrels (around 18 months), of which a quarter is changed every year. The Château de Chamirey team shows the highest rigour and brings an extreme attention for details, to the vines, the vinification and the ageing of the wines.
Pinot NoirAll products from this varietal
Pinot Noir has very aromatic profile, very fresh acidity and low level of quaite soft tannins. The nature of Pinot Noir wine is its flavors of red berries and cherry (red sour cherries in lighter wines and cooked black cherries in bold examples). This wine matures very exating, developing notes of berry jam, violets, leather, moss and mushrooms.
This part of Burgundy is famous for a couple of its appellations as Roully, Mercurey, Bouseron, Givry and Montagny. Côte Chalonnaise produces the same amount of red as well as white wines which are not meant for ageing, but are very pleasant to drink - they are fruity and juicy. Some of the best samples can "live" for up to 10 years. A noteworthy white wine appellation is Bouseron that exclusively produces Aligote wines and is the only place in Burgundy that is allowed to produce it in the appellation's name. Good red wines can be found in the Roully and Givry appellations.