Wine Domaine Joseph Roty Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru "Tres Vieilles Vignes" 2000
Reviews of purchase Domaine Joseph Roty Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru "Tres Vieilles Vignes" 2000
The wine has a red cherry color.
Very concentrated, rich and complex wine with fine acidity, showing an exciting taste with good tannins, drop hints of oak, cherry, ripe fruit, light nuances of land, with a lovely aftertaste expectancy.
Wine Charmes-Chambertin Grand Tres Vieilles Vignes 2000 has a pleasant complex aroma, which play notes of cherry and oak, shades of earth, fruit, distinguishable mineral nuances.
Wine is recommended to bring to the saturated dishes, such as Boeuf Bourguignon (beef Burgundy), mutton leg, venison, chicken in wine, aged cheeses and pate game.
Charmes-Chambertin Grand Tres Vieilles Vignes - this delicious wine Domain Joseph Roti, which is made from grapes from old vines, planted in 1881! These vines are among the oldest in the Côte d'Or. Grapes grow in the vineyard Gevrey Chambertin Grand Cru. He is located in the Cote de Nuits, south of Gevrey Chambertin commune, which is the northernmost among the great communes of Côte de Nuits, here are 26 Premier Cru vineyards and 8 Grands Crus. The main cultivated varieties are Pinot Noir, category AOC awarded in 1937. «Charmes» comes from «Chaume», which means "straw" or "stalk cereal", it indicates that previously there were fields with grain plantings. Vineyard soil - rocky, well-drained, having in its composition shingles, chalk and clay. Producing wines are characterized by high aroma, tenderness, hints of ripe fruit on the palate and the peak of maturity between 15-20 years.
Domain Joseph Roty creates some of the best wines in Burgundy. Eleven generations of the family of Joseph Roti engaged in the manufacture of wine - from the time of Louis XIV, since 1710.
Joseph Roti began producing wine in the late 1960s with vines, which fell to him by his grandfather. No reliable information on the amount of land owned by the domain, the vineyards are located in the villages of Gevrey-Chambertin and Marsannay, family Roti grapes grown here for 300 years. Very few families Burgundy wineries can boast that they are working on some vineyards so many years!
Without a doubt, Joseph was one of the best winemakers of Burgundy, his style - a rich, strong, sensual wine. Joseph Roti died in 2008, today his sons continue the tradition - Philippe and Pierre-Jean, the representatives of the 11th generation of the great family. Joseph was a tough man, who was called "recluse", "bizarre" and "enfant terrible". In the circles of journalists, he was known as a man difficult to communicate. Joseph never offered its wine critics to evaluate. All other family members, including Madame Roti and sons Joseph, also closed to journalists and do not participate in promotional activities. It is not surprising that the domain still does not have a website.
The average age of the vines of grapes grown in the vineyards of the domain - more than 60 years, but this "trophy" Pinot Noir vines are growing on the site Charmes-Chambertin «Très Vieilles Vignes» (literally "very old vines"), 60% of which were planted in 1881. These vines are among the oldest in the Côte d'Or. The vineyards are cultivated according to organic methods. For the production of wine used cold maceration at 15 ° C., The fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of about 25-30 ° C. The wines are aged in oak barrels, often burnt, a third of which - new. Domain wine - rich, with beautiful oak component, powerful, requiring 5-7 years of aging. The best wines of Domaine Joseph Roty considered Sharm Chambertin, Gevrey-Chambertin Les Fontenay, Ointments-Chambertin, Chambertin-griots.