Wine "Clos des Lambrays" Grand Cru AOC, 2014
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Reviews of purchase "Clos des Lambrays" Grand Cru AOC, 2014
The wine has a rich red color.
The taste of the wine is full, seductive, with a great balanced acidity, light herbal nuances, fine tannins and a long finish.
The wine has an attractive flavor, blend harmoniously in the notes of ripe black fruit, underbrush and wet moss.
The wine is perfect to accompany braised veal with vegetables, poultry cranberry sauce, and spicy cheeses.
Excellent, elegant wine "Clos des Lambrays" Grand Cru is created from a crop of the same vineyard, exclusively owned farm Domaine de Lambre. The total area is 8.7 hectares of land is situated on a hillside at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level. The average age of the vines in the vineyard - 40 years. Wine production starts with the manual harvest with partial destemming. The fermentation was carried out in stainless steel tanks. Then the wine is aged for 18 months in French oak barrels (50% - new). "Clos de Lambre" Grand Cru 2012 has excellent storage potential in 15 years or more.
Winery Domaine des Lambrays named for the largest vineyard belonging to the domain, - Clos des Lambrays (Clos de Lambre). First mention of this ancient vineyard date back to the year 1363 in the sovereign acts of the notorious Abbey of Citeaux. In 1789, after the French Revolution of land, enclosed low wall, was divided between 74 owners and during the XIX century, it gradually bought two negotsiantskie family - Rodier and Joly.
In 1938, the vineyard, at the time qualify as Premiers Crus, was purchased by the family Cosson. The new owners soon lost interest in winemaking, but, nevertheless, the wine vintage 40s is still appreciated by many connoisseurs. Vineyards without due care and attention are old and no longer bear fruit.
In 1979, the Domaine de Lambre purchased brothers Roland and Seye de Shambyur that restored vineyards, replacing old with new planting. Thanks to the efforts of the oenologist Thierry Broin, which is currently the chief winemaker economy, in 1981 the vineyard Clos de Lambre received the status of Grand Cru. In 1996, the Domain again changed owners. Who owns Günter Freund - the owner of the construction company of the German city of Koblenz.