Wine Domaine Jacques Prieur, Echezeaux Grand Cru, 2012
Reviews of purchase Domaine Jacques Prieur, Echezeaux Grand Cru, 2012
The wine is dark red in color with intense purple reflections.
Noble, elegant fruity wine is filled with spicy notes of spices, silky tannins and a satin, long and persistent finish.
Bright, expressive aroma of wine filled with a lot of berry shades, among which are blueberry, black currant and blackberry. Oxygenate, bouquet gets sensual notes of cocoa, black pepper and licorice.
Wine perfectly complement grilled meat sauce, come to an aromatic cheeses.
Weather conditions in 2012 demonstrated how they determine future harvest. Cold winter and spring frosts, large temperature fluctuations and severe storms, mold and mildew on grape shoots made 2012 the most difficult for winemakers in France over the past decade. Neobilnye flowering led to unusually low yields. However, due to several warm summer berries at the time of the collection reached the desired degree of maturity.
To create a wine Eshezo select the best grapes that are pressed. Fermentation for 17 days held in wooden vats at a controlled temperature. Wine is aged 19 months in new oak barrels, then you can enjoy a refreshing fruity taste Eshezo Grand Cru 2012 with excellent tannin or postpone tasting for several years, the wine has acquired new and interesting shades.
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. "