Domaine Tortochot, Gevrey Chambertin ‘Les Corvées’ 2022

£69.00 (75cl)

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This young Burgundy is a story waiting to be written. The first sip could be an explosion of youthful fruit (cherry and strawberry are the classic red fruit notes) while the finish might hold whispers of the complexity to come. It's an exciting prospect for adventurous wine lovers who enjoy following a wine's evolution.

Tasting note

Domaine Tortochot Gevrey-Chambertin "Les Corvées" 2022: A Glimpse into a Promising Young Burgundy The Domaine Tortochot Gevrey-Chambertin "Les Corvées" 2022 is a highly anticipated red wine from Burgundy, France. Hailing from the esteemed Gevrey-Chambertin appellation within the Côte de Nuits subregion, this Pinot Noir is poised to be a captivating expression of the region's unique terroir. A Legacy of Quality: Domaine Tortochot is a producer known for crafting "powerful but elegant" wines. A Young Vintage with Potential: The 2022 vintage is still very young; while it might not be widely available yet, it's exciting for wine enthusiasts who enjoy following a wine's development. Given Gevrey-Chambertin's reputation for producing wines with prominent red fruit notes like cherry and strawberry, the "Les Corvées" 2022 might showcase a vibrant and fruit-forward profile.

Food pairing

Pair it with classic matches like roasted chicken or explore bolder options like seared tuna or duck with cherry sauce. Since it's young, focus on lighter proteins and embrace earthy flavors to complement the acidity. Enjoy the adventure of a young Burgundy!

About the producer

Domaine Tortochot is one of the more famous estates run by 4th generation Chantal Tortochot, taking over from her father in the late 1990s. Blessed with 12 hectares
of vines are spread over 34 separate parcels, including some of the most enviable sites in Burgundy, featuring plots in the Grands Crus of Chambertin (most northern
section of the vineyard), Mazis-Chambertin and Charmes-Chambertin, as well some beautifully positioned 1er Crus including the rows of vines in 1er Cru ‘Lavaux
Saint-Jacques’ bordering the famous ‘Clos Saint-Jacques’. Moving towards organic viticulture since 2003 she converted the entire vineyards to organic agriculture in
2008. Chantal makes traditional style Gevrey, lots of chiselled fruit, structured tannins with bright acidity – there’s style in these wines. Grapes are 100% destemmed,
fermentation Temperatures are supervised before wines make transfer to medium toast barrel cellaring; 100% new oak for Grands Crus, 50% for 1er Crus and 25%
for village wines, with Malolactic taking place during the course of the 15 – 18 month ageing period. Gevrey Chambertin “Les Corvées” is her experimental vineyard,
where Chantal tries net cultivation techniques and non-chemical substances – she believes that the soil should be as natural as possible. The 1er Crus are fine
examples of the terroir. The Lavaux Saint Jacques is a deep garnet colour with fine cherry and earthy aromas. The Champeaux is of a more fruity/floral style with
notes of cherry and rose. This is a very elegant pinot with an impressively long finish. The Charmes has spicy, fruity, smoky aromas with deep red fruit on the palate.
The estate boasts 4 Grand Crus, three are in Gevrey – Charmes, Chambertin and the flagship Grand Cru, the excellent Mazis Chambertin with its rich fruit and
liquorice flavours, strong with elegant tannins and great potential. The estate also has a modest 7 rows of vines in the Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru vineyard producing
dark berry aromas and underbrush nuances

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