If red velvet curtains could be poured in the glass. Soft, silky red fruits, subtle tannins that carry it along like a gentle canoe across a still lake. Concentrated, but light on its feet.
When navigating the many sites of Burgundy, Marsannay is certainly one to put on the hit list. For lovers of Gevrey-Chambertin, but without the price tag, it is a village level appellation located in the northern part of the Côte de Nuits a short distance from Dijon.
Domaine Chanson is quite an expansive negocient and grower, but for their Marsannay wines they work with four growers who farm across 11 acres, and has quietly made the sites their focus for the intensity and quality the wines can achieve.