One of the eight Grands Crus of Gevrey-Chambertin, Griotte lies next to Chapelle-Chambertin in the southern part of the commune. The Pinot Noir grapes are fermented in vats for up to 4 weeks, and then the wine is matured for 18 to 20 months in oak barrels. The word griotte means morello cherry.

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Tasting Note

This aromatic and energetic wine has aromas of sour cherries and licorice notes. Its bold tannic structure will help it develop well in bottle for 20 years or more.

Food Pairing

This wine pairs well with mushroom dishes, red meats in sauce and mature cheeses.

Technical Data
Appellation: Côte de Nuits Grands Crus

Vineyard Details

Côte de Nuits Grands Crus
Of the 23 Grands Crus in the Côte de Nuits, Maison Louis Jadot produces wines from 14: Mazis-Chambertin Chambertin Clos de Bèze Chambertin Chapelle-Chambertin Charmes-Chambertin Latricières-Chambertin Griotte-Chambertin Clos de la Roche Clos-Saint-Denis Bonnes Mares Musigny Clos Vougeot Echézeaux Grands Echézeaux

About the Grape

Pinot Noir
In France, makes a silky, deceptively powerful wine of elegant, complex aromas and subtle, red fruit flavors, with earthy, floral, mushroom and mineral notes. In California, shows ripe, sweet characters.
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