By Paul Caputo

Style: The wines of Gevrey-Chambertin are characterised by rich, complex flavours and elegant aromas. The wines are made exclusively from the Pinot Noir grape, known for its delicate tannins and subtle red fruit flavours. When grown in the Gevrey-Chambertin terroir, the grapes gives wines with notes of black cherry, plum, and spices such as cinnamon and clove. The tannins are firm but well-structured, contributing to the wine’s overall balance and longevity. The best are known for their exceptional ageing potential, with some bottles improving in character and flavour over many decades.

Terroir: The Gevrey Chambertin appellation is home to several important premier cru sites that produce some of the finest Pinot Noir wines in the world. These vineyards are situated on carefully selected slopes with ideal soil conditions and exposure to the sun, resulting in grapes that produce wines with distinct characters and flavours. The most notable premier cru sites in the Gevrey-Chambertin appellation include “Champeaux”, “Combe aux Moines”, “Lavaux St. Jacques”, “Estournelles St. Jacques”, “Clos St. Jacques” and “Clos Prieur”. Wines produced from these vineyards are highly sought after by wine collectors and enthusiasts due to their exceptional quality and character.