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Givry

Givry

AC, Remoissenet, 2016

750 ml
Grape variety: Pinot noir
Producer: Remoissenet Père & Fils / Bernard Repolt
Origin: France / Bourgogne / Côte Chalonnaise
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Product out of stock
Article nr. 27701716
Grape variety: Pinot noir
Producer: Remoissenet Père & Fils / Bernard Repolt
Origin: France / Bourgogne / Côte Chalonnaise
Other vintages:

Description

The classic ruby colour of Pinot Noir with brilliant hue. Intense, fruity nose with ripe wild berry and blueberry notes. On palate this wine is robust with a balanced body and tannins. It is a wine of conviviality and generosity.

Attributes

Origin: France / Bourgogne / Côte Chalonnaise
Grape variety: Pinot noir
Maturity: 1 to 7 years
Serving temperature: 16 to 18 °C
Volume: 13.0 %
Countries

France

France – Philosophy in a bottle

According to French philosophy, wine should be an expression of the soil and climate. They use the word “terroir” to describe this. Terroir makes every wine different, and many especially good. French wine is regarded worldwide as an expression of cultural perfection. The French believe that humans are responsible for the quality of the berries, the vine variety for their character, and nature for the quantity. This philosophy can be expressed succinctly as: “the truth is the vineyard, not the man.”

Regions

Bourgogne

Burgundy: home of the crus

Burgundy and Bordeaux are France’s most prestigious wine regions. Nonetheless, they are completely distinct in character: while Bordeaux, as the land of the chateaux, enjoys an aristocratic image, Burgundy has retained its rustic agrarian structure. Burgundy stretches for over 200 kilometres, from Dijon in the north to Lyon in the south. In a highly complex jigsaw of the most diverse of terroirs, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir demonstrate the subtle ways in which they embody their sources.

Subregions

Côte Chalonnaise

Côte Chalonnaise: sincere crus with character

The Côte Chalonnaise is located west of the city of Chalon-sur-Saône, and connects with the Côte de Beaune region to the south. Even far from the prestigious top sites, Chardonnays and Pinots originate here which embody the best of the Burgundian characteristics, even if they do not have the fullness and complexity of premium wines from Beaune. They are sincere wines that, with their edges and corners, are ideal for pairing with food. The refreshing Crémant de Bourgogne is a particular specialty of this region.

Grape varieties

Pinot noir

Blueprint of the terroir

No other variety expresses its terroir as precisely as Pinot noir. It is a sensitive, fragile grape. But when it succeeds, it gives the world some of its very greatest wine plants. It especially excels in Burgundy, where it has been cultivated for at least 700 years. Even in the middle ages, it was considered so precious that it was kept separate from other grapes so as to not diminish its value. The finest examples are delicate and fragrant with aromas of cherries and red berries. With maturity, notes of forest floor, leather and truffles enter as well. An irresistible fruity sweetness still shines through, even after several decades. The Pinot noir does well in cool locations: in Switzerland and in Germany, where it is known as Blauburgunder and Spätburgunder respectively; in Alsace and in South Tyrol, in Oregon, New Zealand and Tasmania. Not least, it yields fantastic champagnes. It is a wonderful culinary companion. With its soft tannins and charming bouquet, it meshes with everything, from Güggeli and cheeses to fried fish.

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