Is Gevrey-Chambertin a good wine?

Is Gevrey-Chambertin a good wine?

It is generally better than the lighter, although wonderfully fragrant Chapelle-Chambertin and Gevrey’s largest Grand Cru, the pure and seductive (if variable) Charmes-Chambertin. Gevrey also has some outstanding Premier Crus on the south-east-facing slopes above the town.

What type of wine is Gevrey-Chambertin?

Just like their big grand cru brothers, all Gevrey-Chambertin wines are made almost exclusively from Pinot Noir. Widely regarded as being Burgundy’s most full-bodied and structured, the village’s wines have a particular intensity of color, aroma and flavor about them, not to mention impressive longevity.

Is Gevrey-Chambertin Pinot Noir?

Gevrey-Chambertin is home to some of the world’s most prestigious and expensive red wines. You’ll find more grand cru vineyards here than anywhere else in Burgundy….Maison Alexandre Gauvin Gevrey-Chambertin 2018/19.

Grape Pinot Noir
Region Burgundy
Style Light & Elegant
Vintage 2019
Appellation Gevrey-Chambertin

What is the best year for Gevrey-Chambertin?

Here are the 10 best Gevrey Chambertin wines – perfect for your wine tasting adventures!

  • 1985 Domaine Armand Rousseau Pere et Fils Chambertin Clos de Beze Grand Cru.
  • 2015 Domaine Dugat-Py Chambertin Grand Cru.
  • 2015 Domaine Dujac Chambertin Grand Cru.
  • 1998 Domaine Prieuré Roch Chambertin Clos de Beze Grand Cru.

What does Gevrey-Chambertin taste like?

Wine style Gevrey-Chambertin wines are highly colourful and potent for Burgundies, with intense aromas and flavours evoking blackcurrant, cherry, musk and liquorice, among others.

How do you serve Gevrey Chambertin?

Gevrey Chambertin wines are best served at 15oC-16oC (59oF-60oF) with meaty dishes that complement their velvety texture. Some dishes you can have with these Pinot Noir wines are game, rib steak, braised lamb, and fish (like tuna.)

How long does white Burgundy keep?

Most will drink well at 10–15 years, but the best should mature nicely over 20 years and may plateau for much longer.

What is the best year for Gevrey Chambertin?