Wine Domaine Jacques Prieur, Echezeaux Grand Cru, 2008
Reviews of purchase Domaine Jacques Prieur, Echezeaux Grand Cru, 2008
Wine of deep ruby red color with purple highlights.
In a thin and elegant taste wine felt structured tannins, notes of berries, minerals and spices.
The wine has a complex and expressive fruit aroma with hints of cherry, black currant, vanilla, brioche buns, toast and mint.
Wine perfectly complement grilled meat sauce and is well suited to aromatic cheeses.
Wine "Echezeaux Grand Cru" from Domaine Jacques Prieur is made from Pinot Noir grown in appellasone Eshezo, which is considered one of the largest Grand Cru vineyards in Burgundy - an area of 37.7 hectares. The property Domain Jacques Priёra is an area of 0.36 hectares. Name "Echezeaux" comes from the Latin "Casalis", which means "House." The word "Sasalis" was "ofrantsuzheno" to "Shesal" (plural "Shesaux"), and eventually "Les Chesaux" became "Echezeaux". Eshezo wines are some of the most stunning and high quality in Burgundy and have excellent storage potential. For the production of wine "Eshezo Grand Cru" grapes are harvested by hand, then manually berries are moving and are separated from the ridges. The fermentation lasts 19 days in an open wooden vats with controlled temperature. During the active phase of alcoholic fermentation mass 2 times a day mixed. The wine undergoes a secondary malolactic fermentation, aged for 17 months in new oak barrels and then bottled in traditional Burgundy bottles.
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 to transmit them to future generations." This quote is 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 Côte de Nuits in 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 (except Clos de Meursault in the IRPA), Domain produces famous white and red wines. However, even the most delightful terroir - nothing without the expertise and passion of man. From the beginning, the family responsible for the domain, 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 the so-called method of 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. "