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CHAMBOLLE-MUSIGNY CLOS DU VILLAGE


LOCATION
Chambolle-Musigny is a village located in the central part of the Côte de Nuits.  The vineyards are facing East/South-East.

SURFACE
Domaine GUYON holds 3.3 hectares 8.15 acres of CHAMBOLLE-MUSIGNY village.  CLOS DU VILLAGE is a 0.55-ha (1.36-acre) monopoly.

SOIL AND GRAPE VARIETY
Clay and limestone
100% Pinot Noir

HARVEST AND VINIFICATION
Hand-harvested, the grapes are then carried in small boxes and sorted out upon arrival at the winery.
Long fermentation during 20 days in wooden open vats, with punching down of the cap and temperature control.

AGEING
18 months in French oak barrels (1/3 new oak).

CHARACTER
Very nice ruby/purple colored wine with lovely aromas reminiscent of violets and perfumed red cherries.  Elegant, beautifully  concentrated, silk-textured, this wine may be kept for 10 years.

SERVICE
To be served at 16-17°C with roasted pigeon, duck with truffles and most cheeses.