Domaine Chanson Beaune Bastion 1er Cru Rouge 2015, Burgundy, France

The Premiers Crus vineyards of Domaine Chanson are aged in casks in the Bastion cellars.This cuvée is a blend of grapes sourced from selected plots among the Premiers Crus of the Domaine – Beaune Clos du Roi, Beaune Clos des Marconnets, Beaune Bressandes, Beaune Teurons, Beaune Champimonts, Beaune Clos des Mouches and Beaune Clos des Fèves Monopole. This association of the different terroirs of Beaune Premiers Crus and among them the flagships of Chanson give to the wine a unique character and texture. 2015 vintage – After a cold Winter and a mild Spring, the weather conditions in Summer were ideal with cold nights and warm days and enabled a perfect maturation of the grapes. The harvest started early September under a bright sunshine. The red wines develop beautiful aromas of ripe red and black berries with a fleshy texture. Aging in oak casks during 16 months. Tasting: Bright ruby color. Floral fragrances mixed with fresh aromas of ripe red berries (raspberry) with a hint of vanilla. Deep and complex. Very pure fruit combination. Finely grained tannins. Subtle oak note. Generous and long aftertaste.