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Domaine Antonin Guyon Chambolle Musigny ‘Les Cras’ 2005

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6 x 750ml

Very nice ruby robe, with lovely aromas of violets and perfumed red cherries. Elegant and delicate with a silky texture. Soft tannins for a very long finish.

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Domaine Antonin Guyon is one of the most prestigious estates in the Côte d’Or, as well as one of the largest family-owned wineries in the region. It was started in the 1960s by Antonin Guyon with parcels of land in Gevrey and Meursault. Today, the massive 47 hectare property is controlled and operated today by Antonin’s sons, Dominique and Michel and produces wines of impeccable quality from 15 different appellations, which includes many renowned villages from the region. An exceptional range of Premier and Grands Crus.

Chambolle-Musigny a village located in the central part of the Côte de Nuits. Its vineyards are facing East/South-East. Hand-harvested, the grapes are then carried in small boxes and sorted out upon arrival at the winery. Long fermentation during 20 days in wooden open vats, with punching down of the cap and temperature control. The wines is age in oak barrels (30% new oak) and estate bottling after 16 months.

This Chambolle-Musigny is known for its deep intense red and black fruits with a subtle power in depth and finish. It ages well and can be kept for 10 years. To be served at 16-17°C with roasted pigeon, duck with truffles and most cheeses.