Wine Domaine Jacques Prieur, Meursault-Santenots Premier Cru, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Domaine Jacques Prieur, Meursault-Santenots Premier Cru, 2008
Wine of intense golden-green color with golden highlights.
The wine has a vibrant taste with hints of lime, lemongrass and sweet spices and refreshing aftertaste.
Taste wine complex notes of acacia honey and bergamot intertwined with mineral and spicy nuances.
The wine goes well with fish dishes, seafood, white meat poultry, and soft cheeses.
Wine Meursault-Santenots Premier Cru from Domaine Jacques Prieur is made from Chardonnay grapes that grow in the vineyard Premier Cru "Santenots", which occupies a small area of 0.25 hectares. This terroir, lit by sunlight from morning to evening, produces charming wine with a bouquet of luxury and noble tannins. For wine crop is harvested 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 batonnazhem. The wine undergoes a secondary malolactic fermentation and then aged for 22 months and then bottled in traditional Burgundy bottles.
Winter of 2007-2008 was relatively mild, spring - dry and sunny, and the summer - cool and rainy. In such weather conditions, flowering vines lasted throughout June and maturation occurred in August-September. As a result, the harvest began on September 25. After careful selection of grapes, fermentation and aging turned incredibly fragrant wine Meursault Santa Premiers Crus, has good acidity and balanced taste.
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, Musigny, 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. "