Chiroubles 2009 - 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

The 2009 Chiroubles has notes of cherry on the nose. This pleasant wine has a lovely balance between the fullness and the acidity.

Suggested food pairings

Wild game, meat dishes with sauces, roasts, charcuterie and cheese.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 15°C

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