2015 - Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Clos St Jacques Bruno Clair
09B5GCJC6PK _ 2015 - Gevrey Chambertin 1er Cru Clos St Jacques Bruno Clair - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Bruno Clair
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Case size
6x75cl
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2015 GEVREY CHAMBERTIN 1ER CRU CLOS ST JACQUES BRUNO CLAIR - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Bruno Clair
Region
Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape
Pinot Noir
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,516.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Producer

Domaine Bruno Clair

The domaine that bears Bruno Clair's name was founded in 1979. In 1986, Bruno was entrusted with the vineyards of his parents, brothers and sisters which included those of Clos de Bèze, Cazetiers, Clos St-Jacques, Vosne-Romanée, Clos du Fonteny and Chambolle-Musigny. More vineyards were purchased by the estate in 1993, inlcuding Corton-Charlemagne, Pernand-Vergelesses and Aloxe-Corton, and in 1996 Gevrey-Chambertin Petite Chapelle was added to bring the size of the domaine to more than 23 hectares. Bruno Clair cultivates, harvests and bottles his wines with the assistance of André Geoffroy and Philippe Brun. The grapes are partially destemmed before being put into open wood vats. The crushing of the bunches helps to improve the texture of the cap, which forms over the fermenting wine, and to prolong the time of fermentation. If necessary, the vintage is cooled and alcoholic fermentation starts slowly and uses indigenous yeasts exclusively. According to the intensity of the alcoholic fermentation, punching will take place from two to eight times per day. According to the wine, the time of "cuvaison" (fermentation) takes from 14 to 21 days.The wines are then put into oak barrels and transferred to the cellar. Malolactic fermentation takes place generally in the spring when the cellars are gently heated by the warming of the weather.

Region

Gevrey-Chambertin

The greatest village in terms of notable grand cru vineyards, Gevrey Chambertin has no less than 9 of them including its most famous Chambertin and Chambertin Clos de Bèze, and includes a premier cru vineyard that many people deem grand cru in quality - Clos St. Jacques. It encompasses approximately 400 hectares under vine also making it the largest top quality vineyard area in the Côte de Nuits. Gevrey-Chambertin has many followers who seek out its deeply coloured, robust and textured wines. They are often firmer than the neighbouring appellations of Chambolle Musigny and Vosne Romanée and can take several years to soften once released. Due to its size and reputation, the list of excellent producers is noteworthy and many are worth seeking out.