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CHATEAU DE SANTENAY - Gevrey-Chambertin

CHATEAU DE SANTENAY - Pinot Noir - Gevrey-Chambertin, Burgundy, FRANCE

This is a generous wine with fine potential. Its rich red fruits and acidity are contrasted with dense tannins and spice from the wood aging. It will be slow but sure to develop into a delicious wine.

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The estate of Château de Santenay is spread over an area of 90 ha ( 222 acres) stretching from the southern vineyards of Mercurey in Côte Chalonnaise up to the Grand Cru of Clos des Vougeot in Cote de Nuits. The vineyard own no less than 25 different appellations. A third of our estate is located in the Côte d’Or with vineyards in Aloxe-Corton, Beaune 1er Cru, St Aubin, Pommard, and …. Santenay of course and the rest is located in the up and coming appellation of Mercurey.

The estate was converted to sustainable farming in 2004, Terra-vitis certified. with practices that respects the environment. No herbicides pesticides, or artificial chemicals are used. Their goal is to maintain life in the soil and maximum empressize each plot’s terroir in the wines produced there. Each Parcel is vinified separately to transmit the full expression of the terroir. A modern and advanced winery welcome our grapes, with gentle extraction for respecting the terroir of each parcel. The castle was once the residence of the Duke of Burgundy Philippe Le Hardi (Philippe the Bold) ( 1342-1404) who was the first and foremost ambassador of Burgundy and its great wines.

Wine facts

Label Notes:

This wine is the product of expertise combined with the upmost, considerate care. Having spent some time ageing in the temperature controlled cellars of the Château, this Pinot Noir, the Burgundian noble grape variety fully exudes all the authenticity and character of the terroir. This wine has been aged and bottled for Terroirs et Chateau de Bourgogne Négociant-éleveur, by Chateau de Santenay.

Total Production:

2,000 bottles


Gerard Fagnoni


Terroirs et Chateaux de Bourgogne



Average Age of Vines:

30-60 years on average

Average Vineyard Altitude:

250-350 m


10.000 vines/ hectare

Sustainably Farmed:

Terra Vitis certification for Château de Santenay

Harvest Method:



Handmade and mechanical

Fermentation and Maceration:

Cold soaked for 7 days. Temperature Controlled fermentation - duration 12/14 days. Punch down and pump over allow a gentle extraction and thrust. We are looking for the complete extraction of the colour and the strong presence of the most elegant tannins. Aged in oak barrels.

Malolactic Fermentation:



12-18 months









Grape Varietal:

Pinot Noir



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