Type: Red Wine
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Code: GEVR014
This 1er Cru is situated just outside the village of Gevrey, adjacent to the Grand Cru of Mazis-Chambertin. Within the Corbeaux vineyards there is a small walled vineyard (a Clos) which is owned exclusively by the Sérafin family. Planted on deep clay and rocky soils, the vines are 55 years old, or as Frédérique says, “…they are now at the end of their adolescence!”
This is an En Primeur wine and special conditions apply.

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 d...

This is a wine that has changed completely from the rich sweet and open wine in 2021. In 2022 the wine is far more muscular, powerful and brooding. The density of fruit is startling, super concentrated, yet under the power and solid inner core there is fragrance and elegance aplenty. Sweet cherry and raspberry coulis layers are laced with freshness and there is a lovely, tight minerality. There is great tension here and evolving succulence.
Try with roast beef with fennel and herb crust.
55 year old vines, planted on medium slopes of broken clay and limestone. Hand-picked, 100% destemmed, fermented in 100% new oak and aged for 18 months. Average yield of 45hl/ha.

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