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Charles Van Canneyt - Morey-Saint-Denis 1er cru "Aux Cheseaux" 2016

Charles Van Canneyt - Morey-Saint-Denis 1er cru "Aux Cheseaux" 2016

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The Morey-St-Denis 1er cru "Aux Cheseaux" has all the strength of a classy Morey with a refined palate.

Having helmed the iconic Domaine Hudelot-Noellat since 2008, Charles Van Canneyt is well known among burgundy connoisseurs.  Charles is Alain Hudelot’s grandson and a very talented and skilled winemaker in his own right. Through his extensive network of Burgundy’s finest growers, Charles sources excellent grapes. By style, it’s aligned with the family wines, pure and terroir transparent.

The premier cru “Aux Cheseaux” vineyard is ideally located in the at the border with Gevrey-Chambertin and nestled next to the Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru and below the Clos de la Roche Grand Cru. A structured nose gives way to intense flavours. The aromatic and fruit presence are both alluring. It finishes with notable substance and power.

On the palate, a great sense of minerality delivers a lovely focused wine with silky tannins and a lingering finish. It can be paired with game, roast chicken, charcoaled beef or cow cheese. It can be decanted for 25 minutes before serving or cellared up until 2027+. 100% Pinot Noir.

A Morey-Saint-Denis premier cu packed with minerality, a great sense of power and lovely details. It has all the trademark of the Pinot Noirs from this area. 

Charles Van Canneyt buys must through an enviable network of top quality growers. His aim is to work with likeminded vignerons, who are respectful of their soil and who have exceptionally well-located vineyards. After being pressed, the wine is collected to be aged in Charles’ cellar. Maturation is undertaken in French oak barrels with 20% new oak for twelve months.

What we say

A Morey-Saint-Denis premier cu packed with minerality, a great sense of power and lovely details. It has all the trademark of the Pinot Noirs from this area. 

Technical notes

Charles Van Canneyt buys must through an enviable network of top quality growers. His aim is to work with likeminded vignerons, who are respectful of their soil and who have exceptionally well-located vineyards. After being pressed, the wine is collected to be aged in Charles’ cellar. Maturation is undertaken in French oak barrels with 20% new oak for twelve months.