Chiroubles 2008 - Wine

Appellation

Chiroubles - Cru du Beaujolais

Varietal

100 % Gamay

Average Vine Age

50 years

Soil composition

Granite and Schist

Pruning

Gobelet

Harvest

Manual

Density of Vines

8 000 vines/ha

Average yield

40-50 hl/ha

Description

Grown on the higher slopes of the appellation on thin, feeble soils of granite sand the Chiroubles is an elegant wine with finesse, charm, subtle tannins and a beautiful bouquet of violets. Total vineyard area: 366ha

Winemaking

Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Tasting note

Chiroubles 2008 reveals candied fruits and delicious, sweet notes such as gingerbread. This wine has a lot of character, and is bright and supple on the palate.

Suggested food pairings

Wild game, meat dishes with sauce, roasts, charcuterie and cheeses.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 15°C

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