A large village located at the beginning of the Côte de Nuits, Gevrey-Chambertin has one of the largest area of planted vines: no fewer than 815 acres in production. Altitude varies between 790 and 920 feet. The soils are limestone, with a good proportion of clay marl originating in scree from the Combe the Lavaux, providing contecntration and roundness to its wines. "Les Murots" is located on the lower slope of Gevrey-Chambertin.
Aged on the lees for 16 months with no racking using a proportion of 30% new French oak barrels that had been toasted at low temperatures for a long time to impart a very delicate touch of oak to the wine.
Delicate nose, with floral aromas as rose, fresh strawberry and a hint of leather.
Great body, silky texture and lovely tannins.
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