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Maison Chanzy Pinot Noir

2016 | France | Burgundy 750 ml
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Cherry
  • Floral
  • Good with
  • Chicken
  • Duck
  • Product details


    Founded in the 17th Century, Maison Chanzy are the owners of 80 hectares spread over the three Burgundy côtes, with a majority of our vines in the Côte Chalonnaise. They produce a selection of consistently high-quality wines from the greatest appellations.
    This 100% Pinot Noir shows attractive aromas of cherry, vibrant red berry fruit, with just a touch of smoky mushrooms. Its bright fruitiness and lightly stalky character give it lightness and a hint of tannins at the end. The well-integrated tannins are a great choice for an aperitif served with tapas, or with roast pork or poultry.
    Rated 88/100 by Decanter.

    Variety Description

    Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. When young, wines made from Pinot Noir tend to have red fruit aromas of cherries, raspberries and strawberries. As the wines age, Pinots have the potential to develop vegetal and "barnyard" aromas that can contribute to the complexity of the wine.

    Country Description


    Practically all the most famous grape varieties used in the world's wines are French varieties, and wine is produced all throughout France. France is the second largest wine producer in the world after Italy. The wines produced range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally to more modest wines usually only seen within France. In many respects, French wines have more of a regional than a national identity, as evidenced by different grape varieties, production methods and different classification systems in the various regions. Some of the more famous wine regions in France include Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Chablis and the Rhône valley.

    Region Description


    Burgundy wine (French: Bourgogne or vin de Bourgogne) is wine made in the Burgundy region in eastern France. The most famous wines produced here—those commonly referred to as "Burgundies"—are dry red wines made from Pinot noir grapes and white wines made from Chardonnay grapes mostly grown in Chablis. Red and white wines are also made from other grape varieties, such as Gamay and Aligoté, respectively. Burgundy has a higher number of appellations d'origine contrôlée (AOCs) than any other French region, and is often seen as the most terroir-conscious of the French wine regions. The various Burgundy AOCs are classified from carefully delineated Grand Cru vineyards down to more non-specific regional appellations.