Domaine Chanson Beaune Clos des Marconnets Premier Cru 2019, Burgundy, France

Soil: Limestone with clay. Site: “Les Marconnets” are located in the Northern hint of the Appelation Beaune 1er Cru. The name of this vineyard referred to the german tribe “Marcomans”. Chanson owns 4 ha, i.e, 40% of the vineyard. 2019: After a mild winter, spring settled down with important variations of temperatures and abundant rain which engendered millerandage (small berries). Summer was warm punctuated by several heat waves and a few thunderstorms épisodes which brought some water. The harvest started mid september under a bright sunshine. After a whole cluster fermentation in vat, the wines are aged in oak casks for a period of 14 up to 18 months in our XVth century cellar. Moderate use of new oak. Tasting: Garnet color. Intense aromas of ripe red berries mixed with rasberry liquor and a hint of vanilla . Complex,with a fleshy texture. Beautiful tannic structure. Long and elegant finish on a hint of minerality.