Wine Corton "Prince Florent de Merode" AOC, 2014
Reviews of purchase Corton "Prince Florent de Merode" AOC, 2014
The wine has a clean dark purple with dark red highlights.
The taste of wine is balanced, refined, with moderate acidity and integrated soft tannins. The finish is very long and pleasant, with hints of berry jam.
The aroma of wine is bright, with notes of ripe cherries, smoke and red currant and mineral notes.
The wine goes well with traditional meat dishes and cheeses, a dish of rabbit and venison, truffle.
Corton "Prince Florent de Merode", 2011 - red wine grape Pinot Noir, which is grown on a vineyard area of 1.8 hectares. To do this, use biodynamic methods. For soils monitors Claude Bourguignon, who every three years, to fertilize the soil. And for this purpose applied compost produced on the farm and used for plowing horses.
For the production of Corton "Prince Florent de Merode" crop harvested and sorted. It is noteworthy that the berries at the farm Domaine de la Romanee-Conti is fermented with ridges. Then the wine is bottled.
Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Domaine de la Romanee-Conti) - a winery in Burgundy, also known by the abbreviation DRC. It is recognized as one of the great producers of red and white wines, which, in turn, are among the most expensive in the world. The farm is named after a famous vineyard - Romanée-Conti (Romanée-Conti).
Burgundy - one of the most fascinating and complex and recalcitrant wine-growing regions. Here most of the appellations - a real mosaic of smaller plots. Roman-Conti vineyard, an area of 1, 8 hectares is a monopoly (monopole), which means that it is cultivated owner - Domaine de la Romanee-Conti. Mention «monopole» appears on each label of wines produced from this vineyard. In addition to unsurpassed Romanee-Conti, Domaine de la Romanee-Conti produces other great wines: La Tache, Richebourg, Grands-Echezeaux, Romanee-St.-Vivant, Echezeaux, Montrachet.
Manor Domaine de la Romanee-Conti is located in the heart of the Côte de Nuits, in Vosne-Romanée - one of the villages of Burgundy, which is known worldwide thanks to the great 200 hectares of vineyards that surround the area. Two of them belong to the economy - it Romanée Conti, from which produced some of the most expensive and rare wines on the planet, and La Tache (6 hectares), which also is in exclusive possession of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti.
Romanee-Conti vineyard was founded in the 15th century and originally was called Cros des Clous, it belonged to the monks of the Abbey of Saint-Vivant, which are grown exclusively Pinot Noir. In 1631, the vineyard becomes a family Kronemburg which renames it Clous Romanee, at the same time, the family buys a vineyard located near La Tache. In 1970 Andre de Kronemburg sells property that was the subject of a marketing war between Madame de Pompadour, mistress of Louis XV, and her worst enemy - Prince Conti. As a result, the prince won, paying a huge sum of 8,000 livres, and the vineyard became known as the Romanee-Conti. But during the revolution of the earth Prince were confiscated and sold at auction.
In 1869, the vineyard buys Jacques-Marie Dyuvol-Bloch, who creates the world-famous Domaine de la Romanee-Conti and acquires plots Eshezo Grand Eshezo and Richebourg. Today, the estate of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti, which is one of the most famous in the world, manages Aubert de Vilaine, vineyards occupy Gerard Marlow, a winery and cellars manages Bernard Noble. There are all conditions for the production of great wines. For 25 years, the vineyards are cultivated in accordance with the principles of organic matter, and the last 10 years, also practiced and biodynamic farming. Age of vines on average 30-40 years. As a result of the small crop and a late harvest are born some of the most juicy, fragrant and sumptuous wines of Burgundy. The wines are aged in oak barrels, exposed only once straining, bottled without filtration and clarification. Among the top 100 wines selected by renowned British magazine Decanter in 2004, three wines in the top ten were from the Domaine de la Romanee-Conti!