Creation Vinium


  • RegionBeaujolais
  • VillageCrus du Beaujolais
  • AppellationChénas
  • Grape varietyGamay
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilPink schistous granite.
  • Average yield45 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential2-3 years
  • Serving temperature 13-15°
  • Chénas, a Cru du Beaujolais, is produced from grapes grown on the ideally situated southerly facing pink granite slopes which gain maximum exposure to the sun's warming rays. As a result the Gamay fruit produced reaches maximum ripeness. Once harvested by hand, the fruit is fermented in whole bunches of grapes in open vats. The Chénas reveals delicious aromas of raspberries and cherries balanced by a lovely acidity, accompanied by a fine velvety finish. Chénas comes from 'chênaie', a forest that is dominated by oak trees.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    This wine has aromas of ripe blackberry and peony. It has delicious strawberry and cherry flavours balanced by a crisp acidity, leading to a smooth velvet finish. In the mouth it is round, well-structured, and balanced. To keep for 6-7 years.
  • Food Pairing
    Charcuterie - grilled meat - mature cheeses.

Press review
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