Wine Domaine Bertagna, Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Domaine Bertagna, Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru, 2014
Wine of deep ruby color.
Taste wine complex, energetic, perfectly balanced, with good acidity and a long finish.
The aroma of wine with notes of red berries, spice colors, cocoa and toasted toast.
The wine is perfect for grilled red meat, big game and mature cheeses unsharp.
Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru, 2010 - still quite young red wine from Burgundy, which has an energetic, balanced taste, which is fully disclose its potential after some time. The peak of their maturity vintage reached in the period from 2018 to 2035.
Clos de Vougeot - the largest Grand Cru vineyard class in the region of Côte de Nuits. He was put in the XII century Cistercian monks of the Abbey sieve. Upper and middle part are considered the best in terms of the composition of the soil and drainage. Bertani domain belongs to an area of 0.31 hectares in located in the midst of a gentle slope next to the old castle. Soil area has a very deep layer of limestone rocks and stony. Soil treatment is conducted by biological methods is also carried out pruning vines and "green fee" to limit the yield, which is 30-35 hl / ha. The grapes are harvested by hand in baskets of 20 kg. Berries are first sorted in the vineyard and then in the winery. After desteblirovaniya grapes goes a long, slow fermentation (at least 3-4 weeks) with natural yeast. Soft pressing berries gives the wine richness and flavor, and wine aging in French oak barrels for 18 months enriches its bouquet of delicate hints of spice and cocoa.
Domaine Bertagna, founded in 1940 by Claude Bertani - a Frenchman who came from Algeria, now owned by the family of the famous wine-Gunther Reh, who own several other wineries in different parts of the world. The estate is located in the small town of Vougeot, in the heart of the Côte de Nuits, Burgundy.
Bertani domain owned vineyards with a total area of 24 hectares, with 23 hectares are planted with Pinot Noir, 1 hectare put on Chardonnay. The vineyards are located in the domain appellasonah 25, of which 5 - Class Grand Cru, 7 - Premier Cru and one monopole vineyard - Vougeot Premier Cru "Clos de la Perriere". Basically, there are small areas in Côte de Nuits, and only two vineyards - Côte de Beaune.
Prior to 1999, chief winemaker Domain Bertani was Roland Mass, who is now chief winemaker famous "Hospices de Beaune". In his place, Eva Reh-Seeley invited the young Claire Forrest, who has worked on many farms California, South Africa and France. Claire had some modifications in the process of wine production: first, to reduce the use of new oak barrels to 50% for wines and Grand Premiers Crus, and up to 25% - for the usual regional wines. Now the winery is equipped with the latest technology. Team work winemakers only women, producing delicate fruity wine, they bring warmth and part of his soul. More than 80% of the wines are exported to other countries, the rest is sold to private individuals in France.