Chambolle-Musigny "Les Cras" 2012

SKU/Code: 
DB0541-12
Product Line: 
Red
Varietal: 
Pinot Noir
Country: 
France
Region: 
Burgundy
Farming Type: 
Organic

Vineyard placement and geology : Situated halfway up the hill and facing full east, the parcel is particularly well-placed for a Village wine. The shallow clay soil contains a significant amount of crushed limestone.

Vine age : 35 years on average

Yield and production : 30-35 hl/ha for an average annual production of 2400 bottles

Vinification: Hand-harvested and scrupulously sorted, the wine is fermented in open stainless steel tanks for around three weeks, then matured in oak barrels, with about 50% new oak, for 18 months.