Collection: Charles van Canneyt
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In the world of winemaking, where tradition and innovation often converge, there are those rare individuals who stand out for their unwavering commitment to the craft. Charles van Canneyt is undeniably one of them, a vintner who has carved his own path in the vineyards of Burgundy, leaving a legacy of exceptional wines and a unique approach to winemaking.
Born into a family with deep-rooted ties to Burgundy's winemaking tradition, Charles van Canneyt's journey in the world of wine was destined from the start. His early years were spent among the vines and barrels, absorbing the timeless wisdom passed down through generations. It was here that he forged a profound connection with the land and an appreciation for the art of winemaking.
Charles's winemaking philosophy is rooted in a profound respect for Burgundy's terroir. He understands that the region's diverse soils and microclimates are the soul of its wines. With a keen intuition for the land, he meticulously tends to his vineyards, nurturing the grapes to their fullest potential. What sets Charles van Canneyt apart is his personal touch in every aspect of winemaking. From tending the vines to crafting the final blend, his involvement is hands-on and meticulous. His wines are a reflection of his character – authentic, sincere, and full of character.
While Burgundy is celebrated for both its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Charles van Canneyt has made the latter his muse. His Pinot Noirs are a symphony of flavours, each bottle telling a unique story of the vineyard from which it hails. They exhibit the quintessential characteristics of Burgundy's Pinot Noir – elegance, finesse, and an unmistakable expression of terroir!
In the cellars of Charles van Canneyt, tradition meets innovation seamlessly. He cherishes the time-tested methods of Burgundy winemaking, with a deep respect for the influence of oak barrels on the ageing process. Yet, he's not bound by convention. Charles also embraces modern techniques that allow him to craft wines that are both authentic and approachable.