Chassignol is without doubt one of the truly brilliant single site expressions in Beaujolais. This 80-100 year-old vineyard is planted on a mix of clay and manganese. It always displays aromas of roses reminiscent of some very fine vineyards from Côte de Nuits, with focused raspberry and cherry fruit. Bright, precise and intensely flavoured ending with finesse and purity, this is nothing short of spectacular.
Domaine Thillardon Chenas 'Chassignol'
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