Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru "PERRIERE" 1998 - Harmand-Geoffroy
Classified Premier Cru, climate Perriere is in the same contact Grand Cru Mazis-Chambertin, less than a kilometer below the village of Gevrey-Chambertin. The vines on the hillside on a limestone facing is well drained, all characteristics that appeal to pinot noir, the grape of this wine. The Harmand-Geoffroy area harvested by hand to make wine with precision before it to age in barrels new oak half for a period of 12 to 16 months, depending on the vintage. Included in this Premier Cru La Perriere of red fruits such as cherry, floral notes, long and silky and well-framed tannins.
|Bottle Size||0.75 L|
|Main grape||Pinot Noir|
|Grapes||100% Pinot Noir|
|When to drink||2008-2023|
The 1998 vintage is born under good auspices and has real potential. Despite climatic conditions that proved sometimes capricious , harvesting has resulted in wines full of promise , sometimes fruity and seductive , sometimes more structured and very meaty . In general, the harvest took place under the sun in excellent conditions . The 1998 vintage is characterized by a certain heterogeneity in the style of wines. The red wines have a nice color. They are characterized in the mouth by a balanced structure with a developed fruity, supported by soft and harmonious tannins , which give them a promising future. White wines are expressive and flattering . They are distinguished by their elegance highlighted by good acidity .