Domaine Roger Champault et fils

Red "Côte de Champtin"

                                                                                                                     

     Red  “Côte de Champtin"

 

A dark and deep wine, with a bouquet of concentrated red fruits.

In mouth, tannins are very present, aromas of undergrowth and spices offer a good potential of keeping.

       From 5 to 10 years.
 

 

Appellation / Grape variety : Sancerre / 100 % Pinot noir 

Nature of the ground : Terres Blanches 

Average age of vines : 50 years old

Wine making : Handly harvested in our oldest vines, the yield doesn't exceed 40 hl/ha. Grapes are totally destemed and cold-macerate during approximately 48 hours. The alcoholic fermentation lasts approximately 12 days between 25 and 30°C. The malolactic fermentation is made in 600 liters barrels. After the racking, the wine keep maturing in oak barrels for twelve months.

Harmony with dishes : red meats, coq au vin, cheeses

Total production : 3 000 bottles