Wine Domaine Jacques Prieur, Meursault "Clos de Mazeray" Blanc, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Domaine Jacques Prieur, Meursault "Clos de Mazeray" Blanc, 2014
Wine of golden color with a shiny silver highlights.
Rich and complex flavor of the wine opens with sharp lemon and mineral notes, complemented by notes of roasted nuts and candied fruit. Elegant wine, with a silky texture, round and oily. Long aftertaste decorated shades of white peach and hazelnut.
The aroma of wine is very expressive and charming, with hints of marzipan, roasted nuts, yellow peaches and acacia flowers.
The wine is recommended to serve dishes from poultry and white meat, seafood, fish dishes and cheeses.
Domaine Jacques Prieur, Meursault "Clos de Mazeray" Blanc, 2010 - a dry white wine with a very lively flavor and aroma with notes of fresh muffins, which emphasizes the tones of anise. The wine is made from grapes of Chardonnay grown in the area, which is a privately owned farms. The vineyard is surrounded by an old stone wall, located on the outskirts of the village of Meursault, the site of the ancient bed of the river, on clay-limestone soil. The vineyard was created by the hands of monks from the monastery of Citeaux, located nearby. Since ancient times, are produced excellent red and white wines.
Climatic conditions in 2012 recalled that the vagaries of nature are unpredictable and requires a lot of effort to get a good harvest. Was characterized by extremely cold in the winter and spring frosts, thunderstorms and hail, large drop in summer temperatures, the threat of late blight and powdery mildew. All these phenomena have led to a significant drop in the volume of the crop. By the end of the season the nature relented and gave a calm warm period in which the grapes could ripen well, and at the time of collection to buy good quality. The first tasting showed that Meursault "Clos de Mazeray" has a smooth fresh fruit flavors and excellent density.
The grapes are harvested by hand, delivered to the winery, where are pressed with a pneumatic press. Fermentation, malolactic fermentation and aging of wine for 20 months in oak barrels are, 30% of which - new.
History of Domain Jacques Priёr based in the heart of Meursault, originated in 1898. "You can never wholly owned wine estate may only be the custodian of the values and traditions for transmission to future generations" - this quote is especially true of Jacques Priёra and the history of the 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), Domaine Jacques Prieur 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. "