-20 EUR Gevrey-Chambertin 1996
Weingut: Jean et Jean-Louis Trapet
Rebsorten u.-alter: Pinot noir, about 30 years old
Boden u. Lage: several plots near Brochon and in the village of Gevrey
Weinbau u.-bereitung: hand-harvested, about 1/3 whole grapes, short cold pre-fermentation
Lagerung im Weingut: 15 months in casks (1/3 new), very little racking, neither fined nor filtered, bottled by means of gravity
Farbe u. Geruch: nice ruby colour, discrete bouquet
Geschmack: red berries and cherry, slightly oaky at finish
Zusammenfassung: very pleasant, not a monster but elegant and harmonious
Optimum u. Lagerzeit: already pleasant, but still young (peak in at least 3 years time)
Begleitgericht: beef bourguignon, good association (a Nuits-Saint-Georges would probably have been better)
Weinprobendatum: August 1999

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