Wine Domaine Yves Cuilleron, Cote-Rotie AOC Bassenon 2007, 375 ml
Reviews of purchase Domaine Yves Cuilleron, Cote-Rotie AOC Bassenon 2007, 375 ml
Wine of bright ruby color.
This wine has a soft, rounded, concentrated fruit flavor with a long refreshing finish.
The wine shows an intense aroma with hints of blackberry, black cherry, spice and hints of vanilla.
The wine goes well with red meat, such as roast leg of lamb with spices (cumin, coriander, fennel seeds, thyme).
A wonderful wine Cote-Rotie Bassenon made from hand-picked grapes grown in the vineyard area of 1.5 hectares. The vineyard is located on a hill in the Cote Rotie Semons and has a southern exposure, soil - a mixture of granite and gneiss. Fermentation is carried out in open tanks with temperature control and regular remontazhem, duration - about three weeks. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barriques, uses only natural yeast. The wine is aged for 18 months in oak barrels, 50% of which - new. Storage capacity is 10 years. The name of the wine - Bassnon comes from the local river, which lies at the foot of a hill in the Cote Rotie Cote Blonde appellasona where the vineyards.
Cote Rotie has an area of 220 hectares, it is located on the banks of the Rhone and is a legend explaining its division into two parts - the "dark" and "light" slope (Côte Brune and Côte Blonde). According to legend, the local feudal lord, Signor de Mozhiron, gave the portions that were among the best of his land as a dowry for their daughters (blonde and brunette). Côte Blonde different sandy and calcareous soils, so the wines are softer and more fragrant, here is grown Syrah and Viognier. The situation is different with the Côte Brune, where the clay soil, darker, due to the presence of ferric oxide, the wine here is saturated and tannins, and a variety that best manifests itself, is Syrah.