Gevrey-Chambertin Les Seuvrées 2016

Domaine Michel Magnien et Fils

  1. Home
  2. Our Brands
  3. Domaine Michel Magnien et Fils
  4. Gevrey-Chambertin Les Seuvrées

Domaine Michel Magnien has evolved into a Burgundy producer of a singular style and philosophy from cellars located in the village of Morey-Saint-Denis. In 1993, Frédéric Magnien persuaded his father Michel to begin domaine bottling. The domaine is now certified biodynamic by Demeter and the wines are produced without the use of new oak

The domaine’s 45 acres are spread across the villages of Morey-Saint-Denis, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle-Musigny, and Vosne Romanée, with holdings in several premier cru and grand cru vineyards. These include the grand crus Clos de la Roche, Clos Saint-Denis, and Charmes-Chambertin. Frédéric Magnien maintains an average vine age of 50 years

Gevrey-Chambertin Les Seuvrées is a lieu-dit lying below the D974 directly below the grand cru of Charmes-Chambertin. Seuvrées comes from the Latin “separatas” and was named because the plot is separated by the borders of Gevrey and Morey. It is from clay-limestone soils with round stones of varying sizes. 

Tasting Notes

Les Seuvrées delivers classic Gevrey-Chambertin flavors of black fruit, licorice, violets, and spices with an underlying earthiness. Fifty-year-old vines bring unexpected richness and depth to this village-level bottling. The wine is a pure expression of its terroir thanks to its élevage in a combination of used oak and clay jars.

Food Pairing

Red Burgundy might be the world’s most flexible food wine. The wine’s high acidity, medium body, medium alcohol, and low tannins make it very food-friendly. Red Burgundy, with its earthy and sometimes gamey character, is a classic partner to roasted game birds, grilled duck breast, and dishes that feature mushrooms, black truffles, or are rich in umami.

Vineyard & Production Info
Vineyard name:
Les Seuvrées
Soil composition:
Calcareous and Clay
Average Vine Age:
50
Bottles produced of this wine:
2,800
Certified eco-friendly practices:
Biodynamic-Demeter
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
100% Pinot Noir
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Type of aging container:
Used pièce and clay jars
Type of oak:
French
Length of aging before bottling:
19 months

Other Wines you may like from

Domaine Michel Magnien et Fils

Bourgogne Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Sentiers

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Chambolle-Musigny Fremières

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Chambolle-Musigny Les Argillières

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Clos de la Roche Grand Cru

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Clos Saint Denis Grand Cru

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Coteaux Bourguignons

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Fixin

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Les Cazetiers

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Morey Saint Denis

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru Les Chaffots

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Morey-Saint-Denis Très Girard

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details

Vosne Romanée Vielles Vignes

Pinot Noir/Pinot Nero & Pinot Noir-based Blends

View Details