Wine Domaine Jacques Prieur, Meursault-Perrieres Premier Cru, 2012
Reviews of purchase Domaine Jacques Prieur, Meursault-Perrieres Premier Cru, 2012
Greenish-golden color wine enlivened with silver shimmering sparks.
Dense, concentrated flavors of wine harmoniously combines spicy notes of fragrant pastries and fresh citrus fruits.
Refined and elegant notes of anise and spice in the aroma of the wine complemented hints of dried fruit, candied fruit and marzipan.
The wine goes well with fish dishes, seafood, white meat poultry and cheeses.
Wine Meursault-Perrieres Premier Cru from Domaine Jacques Prieur is made from Chardonnay grapes grown in the vineyard Premier Cru "Perrieres". Vineyard is located on the eastern sun gentle slope, perfect for growing Chardonnay. The French word "Perrieres" (Perrer) denotes the rocky soil. Here it is the lightest, so wine Perrer - most thoroughbred and mineral around Meursault.
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.
Grapes for wine Meursault-Perrer Premiers Crus is assembled by hand in small boxes, and then whole bunch pressed, the juice settles in the cold for 12-14 hours, alcoholic fermentation and aging take place in 100% new oak barrels with regular battonazhem. The wine undergoes a secondary malolactic fermentation and then aged for 20 months 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. "