2012 Gevrey-Chambertin, Vieilles Vignes, Domaine Christian Sérafin

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The old vines come from the Brochon side of Gevrey, averaging 60 to 80-years-old. The Les Crais vineyard, in particular, offers finesse. Rich purple in colour, with a fine touch of oak, bursting with bright, vibrant fruit, notably dark cherries. Jasper Morris MW, Burgundy Wine Director The Sérafins (Christian, his daughter Karine and niece Frédérique) do not rack their wines before bottling, having separated out all but the fine lees after the fermentation. Such is the concentration of the fruit in these wines that they can easily handle the new barrels in which they are being matured. The Sé