Harvested and sorted entirely by hand then aged in 100% French oak barrels, this texturally alluring Pinot Noir pairs especially well with robust cuisine. The Chevalier de la Crée, ‘Knights Templar Cuvée’ Côte de Beaune Pinot Noir is beautifully balanced upon approach, displaying dark cherry and raspberry aromas, with hints of citrus peel and tobacco. The palate is awash with balanced red fruit flavors, finishing with lively floral tones of dried flowers and pomegranate. Texturally, this young Burgundian Pinot Noir is bright, with soft tannins and balanced acidity that will age with grace for the next decade.
Highly bred, subtle, yet rich in nuance, this fresh and youthful Chevalier de la Cree Knights Templar Cuvee Montagny Blanc Premier Cru Chardonnay reveals aromas of golden apple, fresh almonds, fern and a touch of citrus. The lively, almost frisky palate is surprisingly rich, with alluringly spicy back-flavors that shine through.
This Premier Cru Montagny’s refinement and delicacy are harmoniously matched by its durably well-built structure, building to a nuanced aftertaste that is long and flavorful with distinctive minerality.