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Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru 2001, Domaine Sérafin

CHAR110
Produced from vines up to 72 years old. Fermented in 100% new oak and aged for 18 months. Christian Serafin is one of this appellation’s true superstars.
Type:
Vintage:
2001
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Genre:
Style:
N/A
ABV:
13.5%
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côte de Nuits
Sub Sub Region:
Gevrey-Chambertin
Body:
Elegant, refined and supple
Drinking Window:
Drink now through to 2022
Closure Type:
Cork
£240.00
 

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

This is maturing very well and is one of the top performing wines of this vintage. Muscular, rich and elegant, dark and smoky, well balanced, good ripe fruit, superb structure and great length. Now in its drinking window.

Food Matches

Great with rare roast beef with seasonal vegetables and yorkshire pudding!

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