Like any classic red wine from Gevrey-Chambertin appellasona, Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru "Le Fonteny" differs appreciable strength and demonstrates the typical for this region, "a male character." Vineyard "Le Fontenay", in turn, could not be better disclose characteristics appellasona. Vintage Pinot Noir harvested by hand and sorted immediately in the vineyard. Vinification involves pre-fermentation at low temperatures. Fermentation lasts about 2-3 weeks, and the wine is aged in new oak barrels for 14-20 months. Before bottling the wine is not subjected to filtration. Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru "Le Fontenay" has a strong, long taste and rich aroma, surprising the rich range of fruit, slowly but surely, amplifying their sound.
The history of the winery Serafin Pere & Fils began in the mid XX century. Pole by birth, Stanislaus Serafin immigrated from Poland in Burgundy in the 30-ies of XX century. Especially not having time to settle in a new place, Stanislaus, like thousands of other Frenchmen, was involved in World War II, having been in the liberation and detachment in a German prison. Back in Gevrey-Chambertin at the end of the war, he first worked as a bricklayer, and in 1947 bought a plot of land and started to learn the basics of wine, started his own business, which began to develop, together with his son Christian. Despite the fact that the vineyard owned by the family of Serafin, not so great, and takes only about 6 hectares, it covers nine different appellasonov. The farm has practiced organic methods of growing grapes and produced wine are rich, concentrated flavor, refined minerality and rich aroma. For the current owner of the winery Christian Serafin its fame as a skillful winemaker, who all his spare time devotes favorite work. Today, the management of the Christian help his daughter and niece.