Echézeaux du Dessus Grand Cru

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The Echezeaux Grand Cru are one of the most awarded Grand Cru from Côte de Nuits
and cover 36 hectares.
They are located between Chambolle-Musigny and Vosne-Romanée, facing Vougeot.
The name came from an old French term 'Es Chazeaux' meaning 'houses' which comes
from the Gallo-Romaine period.
11 climats produce Echezeaux among which 'Du Dessus'which are with 'Les Champs
Traversins' and 'Les Poulaillères' the heart of the Grand Cru.
We have the chance to own 0,85 hectare of Echezeaux Du Dessus. This single cuvée
comes from only 2 barrels we selected

Winemaking and Aging

To preserve their integrity, grapes
are carefully harvested and sorted
out by hand. Grapes are partially
de-stemmed (30% of whole
Before beginning the alcoholic
fermentation we make a cold prefermentation during 4 to 6 days to
work on the phenolic
component's exctraction. Then
full maceration lasts for 15 days
during which we'll use only
pigeages (punching the cap).
Intensity and numbers are lead to
the concentration of tannins,
perfumes and colour.
Alcoholic fermentation is realized
with natural yeasts

After maceration, free and press
wines are separated for aging.
Aging process is taking place
100% in traditional Burgundian
228 liters barrels during 17
months with 60% of new barrels.
We only use French oak coming
mainly from Bourgogne, Allier
and Vosges forests.
The wine spends 2 more months
in tanks before bottling.

Tasting notes

Beautiful red color with a silky and velvety aspect.

The nose gently opens on fresh and mature fruits:
cherries, strawberries. Then it is lifted-up with spicy
notes: liquorice, menthol.

The mouth is ample with a silky and totally
integrated tanin structure. The finish is long and
slightly salted

Food and wine pairings

Echezeaux Du Dessus Grand Cru 2021 will perfectly
pair with a cep risotto, braised lamb or some Brie
with truffles

Service and cellaring

Consider opening it few hours before drinking.
Can be kept in cellar between 15 to 20 years.