Wine Domaine Jacques Prieur, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru AOC, 2009
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Reviews of purchase Domaine Jacques Prieur, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru AOC, 2009
Wine brilliant golden color with greenish reflections.
The wine has a strong, lively, energetic flavor with notes of toast and spice, wonderful mineral aftertaste.
Fresh aroma of the wine reveals notes of brioche buns,, almond and lemon.
Wine is recommended to submit to flounder, scallops with white truffle, grilled lobster, foie gras, grilled, braised veal and chicken.
"Chevalier-Montrachet" - is a wonderful wine from Domaine Jacques Prieur, grapes for the creation of which grows on the eponymous vineyard of Grand Cru Class, located in the region of Côte de Beaune, on the top of the slope. Category AOC awarded in 1937. Exposure - east, the soil - rocky, with the inclusion of white marl. The main varieties are Chardonnay.
For the production of delicious wine "Chevalier-Montrachet" all the grapes are harvested by hand in small boxes, and then the whole cluster pressed, the juice settles in the cold for 12-14 hours, alcoholic fermentation and aging take place in 100% new oak barrels with regular batonazhem. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is aged for 22 months. The result is a delightful "Chevalier-Montrachet" captivating refined taste and aroma.
In 2009, the weather was perfect for ripening. After a long cold winter warmed sharply in early April, which provided strong growth of vines. In the second half of May, to establish warm, dry weather, which led to early flowering vine. However, in early June, much colder, though again in July to establish a favorable, albeit slightly rainy weather. This provided a uniform ripening of the grapes. Wonderful weather was in August, and early September during the harvest.
History of Domain Jacques Priёr (Domaine Jacques Prieur), based in the heart of Meursault, originated in 1898. "You can never fully own wine estate may only be the custodian of the values and traditions for transmission to future generations" - this quote particularly true of Jacques Priёra and history Domain whose wine and family traditions are a perfect illustration of the Burgundian character.
Domain forte - a reunion under one name the most prestigious wines of Burgundy terroirs from Montrachet to Chambertin and Corton, Eshezo and Myusini. Domain Jacques Priёr owns vineyards in 22 appellasonah, including the most legendary in the Côte d'Or. This is the only domain in Burgundy, who owns vines in each of the five prestigious vineyards: Chambertin, Myusini, Clos Vougeot, Corton-Charlemagne and Montrachet. This is complemented by an impressive collection of sites in other Grand Cru - in Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. Thus, the domain Jacques Priёr owns one of the brightest jewels in the crown of Burgundy!
Consists entirely of Grand Cru and Premier Cru (with the exception of "Clos de IRPA" in Meursault) Domain produces the famous white and red wines. However, even the most delightful terroir - nothing without the expertise and passion of man. From the beginning, the family of Jacques Priёra provide the best care and attention in order to preserve the vineyards of the soil and create ideal conditions for vines. All the vineyards are processed in accordance with the principles of organic farming. Grapes from each plot vinified separately to preserve all of the unique characteristics. Today Domain manages Jean-Pierre La Bruyere La Bruyere and Edward, as well as Martin Priёr. Domain is a highly respected winemaker Nadine Gyublen, received in 1997 the title of "Winemaker of the Year" from the "Revue du Vin de France".
Martin Priёr determines the winery philosophy as follows: "... The quality of wine depends largely on the quality of grapes: only ripe and healthy berries can have a truly great wine. ... Last time we practice a method called" viticulture raisonnee "(reasonable viticulture) which, in conjunction with the biodynamic method has allowed us to achieve an optimal balance between the produced wines and grapes are grown. "