AOP : Santenay Premier Cru
Where we grow it: Grand Clos Rousseau
Grape variety: Pinot Noir
Soil: Clay/chalk
Age of the vines: 50 years old
Area: 0.26 hectares
Yield: 4.000 litres per hectare
Kept: 12 months in oak barrels, of which 35% are new

Tasting: Santenay Premier Cru is a brilliant garnet colour, almost black, and has aromas of peony and very ripe red fruits such as black cherries or blackcurrants. The oak barrels add notes of caramel and toast. In your mouth, this wine is complex, intense and structured. The dense and concentrated ripe fruits assert themselves and continue to the black of the palate, demonstrating all the elegance of this wine. This wine will be even better after a few years in the cellar.
Enjoy this wine with steak or roast beef, wild boar or venison.  Cheeses: Epoisses, Citeaux or Reblochon
Advice: open the bottle a few hours before tasting

Serving temperature: 17 to 19 degrees

Keeps for: 11 to 12 years

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