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Bourgogne Rouge 2014, Domaine Serafin

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A great introduction to one of Burgundy's greatest domaines this wines is a little Gevrey! Produced from 39 year old vines and vinified in 50% new oak, a noticeable reduction on previous vintages.
Type:
Vintage:
2014
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Style:
N/A
ABV:
13%
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côte de Nuits
Body:
Elegant, refined and supple
Drinking Window:
Drink 2017-2024
Closure Type:
Cork
£29.99
 

Domaine Christian Sérafin

This domaine produces some of the finest, traditional wines of the Gevrey Appellation. Frédérique Goulley, the niece of Christian Sérafin, who has been working alongside her uncle for over ten years now, is now very much the winemaking driving force at the domaine, while Christian slows down. Although the baton has been handed over, the wine making philosophy hasn’t changed. These wines are hand crafted, with old vines and low yields central to the winemaking here. A cool ten day maceration helps create a stunning richness and concentration with the diligent use of new oak and the non-filtration of the wines being key to the Sérafin style. They continue to destem around 70% of the bunches. The grapes are fermented at a relatively high temperature and enjoy up to 100% new oak ageing.

Tasting Notes

Fresh and pretty, with aromatic cherry fruits - a very good introduction to this top domaine!

Food Matches

Delicious with slow roasted shoulder of lamb with braised vegetables.

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