Maison Champy Pernand-Vergelesses Premier Cru Les Vergelesses
AOC Pernand-Vergelesses Premier Cru, Burgundy
Intense garnet color with complex aromas of red and black fruit and stones. On the palate, experience a density combined the firm tannins with surprising freshness and the strength.
Cold maceration with natural yeast fermentation in vat over the course of three weeks. Aged for 12 months 25% new barrels.
The vineyards of Pernand-Vergelesses are in a very hilly area at an altitude between 820 and 1,150 feet and stretch over the slopes between Aloxe-Corton and Savigny-lès-Beaune. Pernand-Vergelesses itself has only six Premier Crus - among these are Les Fichots, En Caradeux, Creux de la Net, Les Plantes des Champs et Combottes, Ile des Vergelesses, and Les Vergelesses. Masion Champy owns just over 4 acres in this climat, or vineyard plot.