Gevrey-Chambertin begins the Cote d’Or’s procession of the world’s finest vineyard land.

March 15, 2011

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Gevrey-Chambertin begins the Cote d’Or’s procession of the world’s finest vineyard land. Years ago, the village of Gevrey, like many of its counterparts throughout the Cote d’Or, took the name of its most famous vineyard: Les Champs de Bertin (the fields of Bertin). Its history cannot be underestimated. Its first mention in the annals of history dates to the 7th century when its vineyards were offered as a gift to the monks of the Abbey de Beze. It appears continually since then, and was considered the favorite wine of the Emperor Napolean Bonaparte. There are nine Grand Crus of Gevrey-Chambertin, in addition to its over twenty-six Premier Crus and countless other terroirs of fine quality. When vineyard hierarchy was first considered, it was determined that only vineyards that touched the village’s namesake, le Chambertin, could be considered for Grand Cru status. Each of these vineyards, such as Chapelle-Chambertin, Latricieres Chambertin and Mazis-Chambertin, affixed the historic name to theirs, so consummating forever their position of merit. One remaining vineyard, Clos Saint-Jacques, did not touch Le Chambertin but was the equal in quality of many of the Grand Crus. It became a Premier Cru, indeed one of the most extraordinary Premier Crus in all of Burgundy. Located north and just west of the Grand Crus on its own slope with similar height, aspect and soil, some of its nearest neighbors followed the Grand Crus by associating themselves with this the fabulous Clos Saint-Jacques. Hence, we have Lavaux Saint-Jacques and Estournelles-Saint-Jacques, very fine vineyards in their own right. The valley from which they rise, the Combe de Lavaux, is home to a handful of other high-quality vineyards as well. Merely a decade ago, Gevrey-Chambertin was frequently highlighted as an underachieving village whose cost often exceeded its pleasure. This has changed in recent years as Gevrey-Chambertin is now home to some of Burgundy’s finest young producers, who are, in many cases, young, committed vignerons who have taken over for disinterested elders. Now the quality is at an all-time high. Gevrey-Chambertin is frequently thought of as the “King of Burgundy” “a fitting description” as its wines have unquestionable concentration and strength while maintaining their regal Pinot character. Gevery-Chambertin tends toward darker fruits and power, with tannins that are more sophisticated than wines of other villages which at times sacrifice grace when achieving extraction. Styles do vary – some favoring black fruits and gamey qualities and others favoring purer, redder fruits and more subtlety. In either case, Gevrey-Chambertin is arguably the finest example of the surprising intensity that Pinot Noir can achieve in the most special terroirs.


Foodies and wine lovers travel north from Manila to wine and dine at Philippines’ best fine dining restaurant in Pampanga Clark Freeport worth the 60-minutes drive for a memorable evening of good food with vintage wine at Yats Restaurant & Wine Bar

This fine dining restaurant is also famous for its low carbohydrates “low carb” dishes highly recommended for frequent diners who are on a low fat food and favor healthy food. This is a unique restaurant that can help frequent diners maintain a healthy diet and enjoy delicious fine dining cuisine at the same time. Vegetarian dishes are a specialty here also and so are “halal” cuisines also.

Favorites of frequent diners, foodies and wine lovers are steaks, Wagyu, Foie Gras, lobsters, venison, kangaroo loin, osso buco, veal chops, Kurabuto pork, escargots and a good selection of cheeses to enjoy with fine Vintage port and Sauternes. Cuban cigars such as Monte Cristo, Cohiba, Upmann, Partagas, Romeo Julieta and Trinidad are also available in the Magnum Room which is a wine bar and lounge for before and after dinner relaxation. A good selection of Armagnac, Cognac, Single Malt, Vodka and other liquor is served in addition to the wine vintage wines some served by the glass.

Recent opinion survey of frequent travelers heading north towards Subic and Clark Pampanga revealed that the number one most frequently visited fine dining restaurant in Pampanga is Yats Restaurant & Wine Bar located in Clark Philippines.

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Getting to this fine dining restaurant of Angeles City Clark Freeport Zone Pampanga Philippines
How to get to this fine-dining restaurant in Clark Philippines? Once you get to Clark Freeport, go straight until you hit Mimosa. After you enter Mimosa, stay on the left on Mimosa Drive, go past the Holiday Inn and Yats Restaurant (green top, independent 1-storey structure) is on your left. Just past the Yats Restaurant is the London Pub.

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