Charmes-Chambertin is one of the eight Grands Crus of the commune of
Gevrey-Chambertin, the most northern of the great communes of the Côte de Nuits.
The vineyard of Charmes-Chambertin lies on an east-facing slope on a site that
was formerly a wheatfield (Charmes comes from “chaume,” meaning thatch).
The Pinot Noir grapes are fermented in vats for up to one month, and then the
wine is matured in oak barrels for 18 to 20 months before
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