Domaine Armelle et Bernard Rion Bourgogne Rouge Chambolle Musigny 1er Cru Les Gruenchers 2015


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This wine is very typical of Chambolle-Musigny, fine, deep and powerful. Elegant with aromas of raspberry, strawberry and violet. You can appreciate it with tenderloin, with all the white meats roasted or in sauce and of course with cheese. By tasting them young you will appreciate their fruit aromas, by ageing it will charm you with its underbrush fragrances.

This 60 years old vineyard (0.20 hectares) is located in the northern part of Chambolle-Musigny, under the Grand Cru “Les Bonnes-Mares”. This plot is well exposed and enjoys a beautiful sunshine. For this field and for each vineyard of the Domaine, the family RION makes a sustainable and rational agriculture without insecticide and herbicide

After a manual harvest, grapes are de stemmedand ferment in a cement tank during about 2 weeks. The grapes are treaded manually every day.When the fermentation is over, we do the pressing in a pneumatic press, afterwards the wine will age in our cellar in oak barrels (60% of new oak) during about fifteen months.

The style of the wine is very typical of the appellation Chambolle-Musigny which is both fine, elegant and feminine with delicate aromas of raspberry, wild strawberry and violet. To be served with white meats or poultry such as guinea fowl or pheasant and of course with a fine cheese platter. Young, it will be fruity, with age it will develop some forest aromas.

Ageing potential: 10 years or more