In 2009, after years working around the world, Véronique and Vincent Godier settled back is France. They bought a small vineyard in Burgundy near Nuits Saint Georges. They own about 1 ha of Nuits Saint Georges in “La Charmotte” and 0.4ha of Chambolle Musigny.
The vineyard is conduct with a natural and simplistic approach, trying to help and support the vine in its role of extracting the best from soil and weather. They avoid chemicals while managing grass in the vineyard to control moisture and support the development of a real life of their soils.
This full-time human and manual attention to the vines nurtures the development of concentrated natural fruits.
Vincent Godier says “We carry out a slow and cautious winemaking process, avoiding pumping and filtration. The wines we like combine fruits, spices and tannins to mature favorably.”
Nuits Saint Georges “La Charmotte” 2011
"The Charmotte" delivers frank and cheerful wines, close to the fruit. Its vines over 60 years, near the village of Nuits Saint Georges, take advantage of deep soil and a lime. Careful work on vegetation can accompany the stocks to more density and keep fresh fruit, soft and balanced. This Nuits is a wine of friends, frank and pleasant. It easily offer and will also prove true over the years. To start a weekend, part of campaign or a family celebration, La Charmotte is your perfect entry into the world of the great wines of Burgundy.
From high-quality clones planted by the grandfather of Arnaud and Alban in the 1950s, the vines produce small clusters rich and concentrated berries. Therefore is necessary respect for the fruit by limiting chemical interventions, delicate wine and traditional breeding. Thus expressed balance and refined elegance SILK ruby color. This Chambolle accompany a memorable dinner, gradually evolving to make you discover its many facets.