Chambertin Grand Cru

Jacques Prieur Chambertin Grand Cru Bouteille
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    2015 Exceptional sunshine!

    The year 2015 profited from completely exceptional climatic conditions with surplus sunning, very weak pluviometry and very high temperatures in June and July.
    The strong luminosity and heat marked this year with accelerated vegetative cycle and certain stages such as flowering at the beginning of June and ripening at the beginning of August were fulgurating.
    Harvests at Domaine Jacques Prieur started on 3rd September for Chardonnays and on 7th September for the Pinot Noirs.
    2015 can be illustrated as an extremely early vintage and it stands next to 2003, 2007 and 2011.
    The first tastings show generous white wines and refined red wines.

  • Grape Variety & Plot size

    Grape variety : 100% Pinot Noir on a 0.49 hectare plot

  • Terroir

    A very mature, deep soil with brown topsoil
    Subsoil of large, fractured limestone blocks
    East-facing sun exposure

  • Vinification & Ageing

    The grapes were handpicked into small crates, then sorted and totally destemmed. The wine stayed on the skins for 19 days in temperature-controlled open oak vats. Pigeage (punching down the cap) was done twice a day during alcoholic fermentation.
    100% malolactic fermentation
    100% ageing in oak barrels
    Duration of barrel ageing : 20 months

  • Tasting Notes

    Tasted in June 2017
    COLOUR : Dark ruby red.
    NOSE : Elegance and smoothness with notes of ripe and fresh black berries and delicate spicy aromas.
    PALATE : Harmonious, tasty and fine black fruit featuring toasted and smoky notes. Long finish with a touch of very smooth and silky tannins.

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