Wine Domaine Baron Thenard Montrachet Grand Cru AOC 2003
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The wine has a beautiful golden color.
The wine shows a complex, rich and strong taste with fine acidity in it play notes of fruit, minerals, hints of spice, wonderful aftertaste.
Montrachet 2003 wine has a rich aroma with floral tones, shades of fruit, nuts, oak, vanilla and spices.
Montrachet 2003 wine goes well with lobster, shellfish, crustaceans and fish sauce, white meat, poultry, cheeses, especially St. Nectarios and Langres.
Delicious wine from Montrachet Domain Baron Tenar is made from old vines that grow on the famous Burgundian vineyard - Montrachet Grand Cru. The vineyard has an ideal southern exposure, here are the most coveted in the world of white wines exclusively from Chardonnay - King White Burgundy wines. The area in which it grows grapes to create this wonderful wine is one of the largest in the Montrachet, with an area of 1.86 hectares. Vine family Tenar adjoin the famous vines Domain Romanee Conti de la. The wine is aged in large barrels in the cellars of the 18th century, in Givry. Montrachet produced Domain Domaine Baron Thenard - rich, with a lush aroma of honeysuckle, spices, wood, elegant taste - incredibly concentrated and silk.
Family Tenar (Thenard) owns land in Givry since 1760. Over the last few decades of their estate - Domain Tenar sell their products NEGOTIANT House Roland Remuassone. Their wines are bottled under the label «Thenard» only for private clients, such as Charles de Gaulle and the Papacy. In 2005, when negotsiantsky Remuassone House was sold to a group of investors from North America, Domain Tenar decided to start releasing more wines under their own label.
Paul Baron Thenard, an outstanding scientist, a member of the French Academy of Sciences, founded the estate in 1842. It should be noted that this invention belongs to Paul combating phylloxera method by use of carbon disulfide. In 1872, Paul Thenard buy two large plot Montrachet total area of 1, 86 hectares. The largest portion size 2.06 hectares owned by the Marquis de Lagishu. For comparison, the third largest owner of Montrachet - it Bouchard Pere e Fiss with 0.89 hectares.
In the 20th century have been added Grand Cru vineyards - Clos du Roi (0.9 ha) and in Corton Grand Eshezo (0.54 ha) in Flagey. These Burgundian vineyards acquired Tenar family are the most important, but the heart of the village of Givry Domain remains.
The village of Givry, retaining its medieval appearance, is famous for its ancient traditions of winemaking and has an excellent reputation for producing wines are mostly red. Domain Tenar whose cellars of the 18th century located in the heart of the village, has some of the best sites Givry. The largest portion of the Domain - a Premier Cru Les Bois Cheveaux - 7,66 hectares, which shows more strength than Premier Cru Cellier Aux Moines - 3, 22 ha. Also in Givry - Premier Cru Clos Saint-Pierre, a vineyard area of 2.12 hectares, which is a monopoly, are produced in the most structured wines Givry. The domain also has other great vineyards in Côte de Beaune, Pernand-Verzheles and others.
Of red wines worth noting Corton Clos du Roi - tannic in youth, but with age becomes soft and deep. Grand Eshezo differs delicate bouquet, with age, acquiring shades of fruit and spices, showing his high class.
Domain produces three white wines. White wines Givry - a rarity, but the wine-producing domain - a delightful specimen. More rich and complex wine - Chassagne Montrachet is Premiers Crus Clos September Jean and Montrachet. Apart from the fact that the domain has a huge plot of this truly great vineyard, old vines grow here. Individual plots were planted between 1931 and 1972. Vines Montrachet Domain Tenar side by side with the famous vines Domain Romanee Conti de la. Create wine here - memorably, it has a deep color, rich bouquet and taste. All wines Domain ripen in large barrels, in a wonderful cellar of the late 18th century, which is located in Givry. Today belongs to the descendants of Tenar Domain Fields, who cherish his legacy.
Clive Coates in The Wines of Burgundy, in 2008 wrote: "Wine producing Domain Baron Tenar - Montrachet, Corton Clos du Roi and the Grand Eshezo - often the best."