CHANSON, BEAUNE, CLOS DU ROI
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Soil: Limestone with clay
Site: The vineyard of "Clos du Roi" is located below "Les Marconnets" on a fold in the hill. This old property of the Dukes of Burgundy was annexed by King Louis XI of France after the death of Charles the Bold. Chanson owns around 3 ha, i.e. 35% of the total climat appelation. 2/3 of the surface owned by Chanson are planted with Pinot Noir.
Tasting: Bright ruby colour. Delicate floral fragrances mixed Intense aromas of ripe red berries (red current) and spices. Well-balanced and complex. Tight texture. Well-shaped tannins. Very pure fruit. Long and spicy finish.
Food pairing: To be enjoyed with red meat grilled or en sauce and French cheeses (Epoisses, Citeaux or goat).