Chiroubles 2010 - 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

Deep in colour, the bouquet of this Chiroubles is forthcoming and expressive, bursting with black fruit aromas of cassis. In the mouth the wine is fleshy, round and with great density.

Suggested food pairings

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

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 15°C

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