Gevrey Chambertin, Champonnet, 1er Cru
Denis Mortet

Gevrey Chambertin, Champonnet, 1er Cru


Destination

vintage


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2018

6x75cl

DP

£1,189.22



Denis Mortet, Gevrey Chambertin, Champonnet, 1er Cru, 2018

2018

Justerini & Brooks Tasting note

Denis Mortet, Gevrey Chambertin, Champonnet, 1er Cru, 2018

From a parcel at the foot of Lavaut, a slightly more classic Gevrey than the Premier Cru. Dense, deep fruit that has some brawn to it. Notes of plum and sticky, ripe hedgerow berry infused with woody spices. The powerful, compact and smooth flavours glide across the taste buds, saturating the palate as they go. Aged in 60% new oak.

ABV:
13.5%

specifications

country:
France

region:
Burgundy

Appellation:

Producer:
Denis Mortet

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Allergen Information:
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Denis Mortet

Denis Mortet

Denis Mortet's death in the early part of 2006 was a tragedy that shook the wine world. He was able to make the 2005s and fortunately his talented son Arnaud was waiting in the wings to take over. Denis was already leaning towards making a more gentle style of Burgundy in 2006 and Arnaud seems to have even more whole-heartedly adopted this philosophy, moving closer to the wines of great uncle, Charles Rousseau. During fermantation, extraction is very light and much less new oak (no more than 40%) is employed during élévage. Whole bunches are used during fermentations for all but the basic cuvées, to varying degrees depending on the vineyard and vintage. Arnaud has refined his style and is now at the top of his game, making effortless, crystalline red Burgundies that rate among the finest in the Côte.

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