In the heart of the Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin is the area with the highest concentration of red Grands Crus of which the legendary Chambertin and Chambertin-Clos-de-Bèze, great favorites of Napoleon. It is even said that the Emperor made his men salute when passing by these venerable vines. The wines of Gevrey-Chambertin, only red, are very sought after for their great strength and velvetness.
The wine is intense with perfumed bouquet and fruit aromas and an animal touch. Nice structure and lovely fleshiness. Good ageing potential.
Wine pairing: Grilled and roasted red meat, full-flavored cheeses.