To the north of the appellation's terroir, in the "middle mountains". This is the highest cru in the Beaujolais. Chiroubles has long been a stopping-off point for walkers stop to admire the magnificent views over the Beaujolais hills of the Beaujolais and the Saône valley. Soil: fairly coarse granite and porphyry. Viticulture: Planting density: 9,000 vines/ha to control the vigour of the grape variety. the vigour of the grape variety. Pruning: very short goblet pruning to control yields. Harvesting: by hand. Vinification: Traditional Beaujolais method, semi-carbonic, in whole bunches. Maceration for an average of 8 days. Aged in vats for 6 to 8 months. Tasting notes : A wine with no fuss! The nose is marked by characteristic aromas of peony and cherry. Solid and fleshy on the palate. The tannins are present without being harsh. The roundness of the grape variety comes through here with great depth.
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