Gevrey Chambertin is a small village located in Burgundy's Côte-d'Or, which only produces red wines. Famous for exclusively having pinot noir vineyards. The Gevrey Chambertin wine has a deep ruby colour, firm body, velvety tannins and notes of red fruits and blackcurrant. This wine producing commune has an annual yield of approximately 16,832 Hectolitres, including 26 Premiers Cru Climats and 9 Appellation Grand Crus. The wines best pair with meats, such as game and red meats, along with ‘meaty’ plant based foods such as chunky, whole roasted mushrooms or a decadent truffle oil infused nut roast. The wines are recommended to be served at 15 to 16°C for the best flavours.
Wine Production of Gevrey Chambertin Wine
There are nine grand cru vineyards within Gevrey Chambertin and Chambetin. The wines of this appellation are highly regarded worldwide, with an almost cult like following which is testament to the regions immense popularity. Wine production within Gevrey Chambertin alone is one of the largest in the Côte de Nuits with over two million bottles produced in a year.
Unlike many wine making regions of the world, vineyards with premier cru status are referred to as ‘climats’. There are 26 such climats in Gevrey-Chambertin alone, with some of the most famous examples being La Bossière, La Romanée, Poissenot, Estournelles-Saint-Jacques, Clos des Varoilles, Lavaut Saint-Jacques, Les Cazetiers, Clos du Chapitre, Clos Saint-Jacques, Champeaux, Petits Cazetiers and Bel Air.
Most of the nine Grand Cru sites are located within the south of the village and produce some truly superb examples of Burgundian Pinot Noir wines.
Wines of Gevrey Chambertin are bright ruby, exuberant red wines made from the Pinot Noir grape. The wines pronounced are Burgundian in style, with red fruit aromas; cherry, red currants; raspberries, along with blackcurrant and liquorice notes. Due to the exceptional quality of these wines, they have an exceptional ability to be aged, compared to many pinot noir based wines produced across the globe.
If allowed to age, the wines offer complexity and aromas such as game, mushroom, damp forest floor and leather. They are best served at 16°C.
Only red wine made from the Pinot Noir grape can be produced. The appellation regulations allow for a very small percentage of ancillary white grapes to be used to blend with the pinot noir grapes however this is rarely put into practice. Most wines are produced using 100% Pinot Noir, affording the wines a bright ruby appearance with ripe red fruit flavours; red cherry, red currants and raspberries with undertones of blackcurrant, forest floor, gamey notes and gentle hints of vanilla.
Buy Gevrey Chambertin Wine from Hourlier Wines
We at Pierre Hourlier Wines are proud to partner with Domaine Geantet-Pansiot to showcase their wonderful Gevrey-Chambertin red wine. Vincent Geantet, who took over from his parents more than 15 years ago, has established himself as one of the stars of the appellation. His wines are full, with intense aromas and a profound depth of mixed summer fruits. The wines are compellingly attractive and complex.
This wine has everything you could wish for from a Burgundy, Gevrey-Chambertin 100% pinot noir, dry red wine; body, elegance, ripeness and that unique Pinot Noir blackcurrant lingering after-taste. This is a superb wine to enjoy for a special occasion or paired with a culinary delight.
What do wines from the Gevrey Chambertin taste like?
Wines of Gevrey-Chambertin are bright ruby, dry red wines made from the Pinot Noir grape. The wines produced are Burgundian in style, with red fruit aromas; cherry, red currants, raspberries, along with blackcurrant and liquorice. If allowed to age up to 20 years, the wines offer complexity and aromas such as game, mushroom, damp forest floor and leather.
Which food groups pair well with Gevrey Chambertin wines?
The bold aromas of Gevrey-Chambertin wines, including their gamey, mushroom notes that appear with a little age, makes these a superb pairing with red meats, venison, duck and bœuf bourguignon. They are also a delight when paired with bold, mushroom dishes, and truffle oil infused, nut roasts.