Wine Domaine Christian Clerget, Vougeot 1-er Cru "Les Petits Vougeot", 2006
Reviews of purchase Domaine Christian Clerget, Vougeot 1-er Cru "Les Petits Vougeot", 2006
The wine has an elegant, fresh, deep fruit flavors and a long finish.
The aroma of wine felt notes of red berries, floral nuances and minerals.
The wine goes well with red meats, game and cheeses.
Wine Vougeot 1-er Cru "Les Petits Vougeot" made from Pinot Noir grown in the vineyard class Premiers Crus "Le Petit Vougeot", located near the village of Vougeot. The wine has a strikingly deep, complex, both powerful and elegant taste, very fragrant bouquet.
Domain Christian origins Clerjus back to the beginning of the XX century, when the great-grandfather of the current owner - Christian Clerjus, along with his wife Isabelle acquired several plots of vineyards in the villages Shambolle, Vougeot and Morey St. Denis. In the 80s and 90s the family estate was known as the Domain Georges Clerjus, named in honor of his father Christian. Christian took over the leadership of the Domain in 1996 and in 1998 built a new winery, taking the first step towards the adoption of Domain and showing concern for the level of quality of wines. At present, the wine is made under the name of Christian.
The task of Christian Clerjus sees the creation of pure, all-natural wines. Therefore vineyards Domain cultivated by biological methods. Land processed manually, without the use of herbicides and insecticides, vines heavily cropped to limit yields. Since 2000, the green fee is applied, and the practice of cleaning the excess foliage. Winery Clerjus fermentation is carried out slowly, without the use of enzymes and the addition of yeast. Grapes destebliruetsya and lightly pressed. Young wine is processed and gently moves by gravity under the action of gravity, in casks. The wines are aged in barrels for 12 months. Barrels used Clerjus, composed by one-third of the new and the old two-thirds - one-three years. The wines are bottled without filtration.
Authoritative magazine "Burgundy today" ("Bourgogne Aujourd'hui") has recently stated that "Christian Domain Clerjus joined the elite Côte de Nuits".