Les vieilles vignes de ce gevrey-chambertin ont puisé les nutriments nécessaires à leur épanouissement profondément dans le sol pour en extraire la quintessence. Le résultat ? Une élégance hors du commun. More info
Gevrey-Chambertin Vieilles vignes Denis Mortet (Domaine) serve at a temperature of 16°C.
Gevrey Chambertin Cuvée Vieilles Vignes is a very elegant wine. Wine is blended from a selection of grapes from oldest vines (70+ years) planted on parcels in the Village appellation. Many of these vines are in the climat of La Combe du Dessus, a gently sloping plot that lies on both sides of the road up to Combe Lavaux. The proximity to Combe Lavaux gives the wine its polished and fresh qualities. This austere structure is counterbalanced perfectly by a deep, vivid and very fruity texture.
Established in 1991 when the vineyards of Charles Mortet (Denis's father) were divided up, the domain (which has the same name), covers all the appellations from the commune of Gevrey to produce an annual total of 55,000 bottles. The ancient vines grow on terroir that is typical of the region, and the yields are ruthlessly controlled and grape berries are meticulously sorted twice to ensure regularity. Already mythic, the bottles of this great winemaker, who died prematurely (Denis Mortet died in february 2006), will continue to enchant connoisseurs of great, authentic Burgundy wine for a very long time. Today, the domain is directed by his son Arnaud Mortet. Brilliant winemaker, he made a slight change in the style of the wines, they are slightly less concentrated but reveal more finesse. He does not talk about extraction but 'infusion' for his viticulture method. One of the stars from Côte de Nuits.
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