Marly limestone and clay with crumbled rocks holding traces of potassium, iron and phosphorus
Manual harvest is small cases, followed by manual sorting of each grape. The wine is aged for 14 months in 40% new oak.
Intense and complex aromas on the nose. Structured - though not excessively - and with lovely fleshiness, this is a sumptuous wine with a great ageing potential.
- The most prestigious Grand Cru in Gevrey-Chambertin is also one of the oldest walled vineyards in France.
- Chambertin Clos-de-Bèze shared the imperial crown with Chambertin: during his reign, Napoleon would drink no other wines.