Beaune 1er Cru Rouge "Les Chouacheux" 2011 - Domaine Coste Caumartin


"Les Chouacheux" is a 1er cru parcel located at the extremity of Beaune, next to Pommard. The age of vines, all over 50 years old, provide a beautiful concentration. It shows an intense colour and a fine bouquet of red berries. On the palate, its fruity elegance progressively gives way to a spicy finish with subtle tannins.

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"Les Chouacheux" is a 1er cru parcel located at the extremity of Beaune, next to Pommard. The age of vines, all over 50 years old, provide a beautiful concentration. It shows an intense colour and a fine bouquet of red berries. On the palate, its fruity elegance progressively gives way to a spicy finish with subtle tannins.
 
Wine CharacteristicsTasting and cellaring
ProducerDomaine Coste-CaumartinEyeIntense ruby red with garnet notes
Vintage2011Nose Red berries
AppellationBeaune 1er CruMouthMedium-bodied with round tannins
AreaBurgundyDrink fromNow
ColourRedDrink before2021
Grapes100% Pinot NoirOpen 2 hours before
TypeDryDrinking temperature15-17°C
    
Food pairing
Recommended with braised game animals or a tasty red meat
 
What experts say
About the wine:
Gilbert & Gaillard: 90
"Discreet nose of cherries with a subtle wooden note. Nice intensity on the palate, spicy elements, some silky tannins as support, toasted notes. Very promising."
 
And finally for the wine geeks…
SoilLimestone soils
HarvestManual
Ageing12 months in oak barrels
Age of vinesOver 50 years
Production5,300 bottles
Alcohol13.5%

 

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Beaune 1er Cru Rouge "Les Chouacheux" 2011 - Domaine Coste Caumartin

Beaune 1er Cru Rouge "Les Chouacheux" 2011 - Domaine Coste Caumartin

"Les Chouacheux" is a 1er cru parcel located at the extremity of Beaune, next to Pommard. The age of vines, all over 50 years old, provide a beautiful concentration. It shows an intense colour and a fine bouquet of red berries. On the palate, its fruity elegance progressively gives way to a spicy finish with subtle tannins.