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Le Chambertin Wine

Le Chambertin (often written as just Chambertin) is a Grand Cru vineyard and corresponding appellation of the Cote de Nuits. It is the most prestigious vineyard not only in Gevrey-Chambertin, but arguably the whole of Burgundy. Only the Romanee-Conti and Montrachet vineyards (producing red and white wines respectively) challenge Le Chambertin for this status, and the site has been dubbed the 'King' of Burgundy.

A Le Chambertin wine label

The name Chambertin originally applied to a single lieu-dit, the core of which now forms the modern Le Chambertin Grand Cru. Such was the prestige of the wines from this ancient vineyard that its name was appended to that of the village (then named simply Gevrey), producing Gevrey-Chambertin. Napoleon famously drank Chambertin wine, even during his military campaigns abroad. He consumed it daily, diluted with water, and even had his bottles embossed with the letter N.

The upper slopes of the Grand Cru belt in Gevrey-Chambertin is dominated by Le Chambertin and its neighbor, Chambertin Clos-de-Beze. These two vineyard sites (climats) made up the original Chambertin lieu-dit and are often referred to collectively, as they are considered to be of similarly excellent quality.Together, they occupy 75 acres (30ha) of the finest terroir in the commune.

The soils of Le Chambertin are well drained and stony, with a thin layer of pebble-strewn, chalky topsoil over a deep rocky base. The percentage of clay reduces higher up the site, giving way to drier, looser limestone. The climate here is of continental type, producing relatively hot, dry summers and cool, crisp winters. Particularly in summer, this climate type brings high diurnal temperature variation, which helps to maintain a balance between natural sugars and acidity in the wines.

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We found 65 wines produced in this region.
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Domaine Armand Rousseau Pere et Fils Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $1,256 68
Domaine Leroy Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $3,289 313
Domaine Trapet Pere et Fils Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $233 449
Domaine Dugat-Py Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $1,920 1049
Domaine Denis Mortet Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $586 1194
Domaine Dujac Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $1,320 1583
Domaine Rossignol-Trapet Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $206 1645
Louis Jadot Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $290 1946
Domaine Pierre Damoy Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $211 2037
Maison Nicolas Potel Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $253 2757
Domaine Jacques Prieur Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $270 2763
Domaine Ponsot Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $534 2799
Louis Latour Cuvee Heritiers Latour Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $181 2902
Joseph Drouhin Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $329 3194
Bouchard Pere & Fils Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $238 4133
Domaine Perrot-Minot Chambertin Grand Cru Vieilles Vignes, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $408 4459
Camille Giroud Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $260 4865
Camus Pere & Fils Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $152 4994
Domaine Chantal Remy Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $173 5035
Domaine Adrien & Jean-Claude Belland Le Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $119 5061
Domaine Tortochot Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $132 5583
Lucien Le Moine Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $218 6145
Domaine Philippe Charlopin-Parizot Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $310 6551
Vincent Girardin Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $267 6927
Domaine Henri Boillot Chambertin Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits, France Pinot Noir $223 7213
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