Original
45 Ratings
Chateau de la Chaize Brouilly
$14.99 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Gamay

Style

Red

Region

France

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) Chateau de La Chaize is known world-wide and half of its production is sold abroad. Therefore it was chosen by Mrs Chirac to show the wives of the G7 Heads of State who met in Lyon on 28th June 1996 a true example of French history and wine culture

Winemaker's Notes

This ruby-colored wine is rich in fruit aromas. It is made exclusively out of Gamay, a black grape with a white juice. The vine harvest is handmade according to a very strict selection of the ground provenances. The grapes are carried into open vats not exceeding 1.5 tons of grapes, in order to avoid crushing, and then poured into stainless-steel vats. The semi - carbonic vinification lasts for 8 days until the wine reaches 12,5° degrees of alcohol, all without neither pumping, nor bursting or pi...

Light red. Tightly focused redcurrant, wild strawberry and cranberry aromas are sharpened by mineral and white pepper notes. Light-bodied wine with fresh red berry flavors, a tangy citrus zest note an...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Buyer
    A light and fragrant wine, deep purple in color, it is full of the typical berry-like flavors that are hallmarks of the best brouilly. January 2009