Wine Domaine Michel and Stephane Ogier, Cote-Rotie, 2010
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Reviews of purchase Domaine Michel and Stephane Ogier, Cote-Rotie, 2010
Wine purple-red color.
Velvety, dense taste different wines with fruit motifs, licorice nuances, silky tannins and balanced acidity.
The aroma of wine beautifully combines the nuances of red berries, cherries and flowers.
The wine is recommended to serve beef in mushroom sauce, duck, deer stew.
"Wine Ogier - perhaps the most fragrant, sexy, soft and mainly the most elegant wine appellasona." Robert M. Parker, "The World's Greatest Wine Estates", 2005.
Dry red wine Cote-Rotie, 2010 from farms Michel and Stephane Ogier created from grapes Syrah, harvested from 25-year-old vines. Traditionally, the berries were purified from the peduncle, and sent to the pre-fermentation cold. After malolactic fermentation, the fermentation tanks wine was aged for 18 months, followed by filtration before bottling. Wine storage capacity - up to 2024.
Domain Michel & Stephane Ogier, in the opinion of eminent wine critic Robert Parker - is one of the best domains appellasone Cote-Rotie. The estate is about 8 hectares. The vineyards are located in six different parts of the Cote-Rotie - it's the world famous But de Mont, Lancement, Cote-Rozier, Champon, Besset, Serine, 3 hectares of which are located in the best areas (60% for Cote Blonde, 40% - on the Cote Brune). Originally a family business engaged only in cultivation and sale of grapes. It was only in 1982 started production of its own wines. Controlled economy father - Michel Ogier and his 30-year-old son Stefan - a graduate of the famous School of Oenology in Bonn. Gradually, thanks to its great knowledge and talent, Stephen became a recognized winemaker, and took over almost the entire leadership of the economy.
In wine domain fields currently reducing the use of chemical agents and herbicides. Gradually planned to completely abandon the processing chemicals. For example, to date, the area on the Cote-Rozier, a crop that produces the best cuvee domain, - "La Belle Helene", is handled entirely without herbicides. Also being monitored constantly yielding vines; if necessary, remove excess bunches (producing so-called "green fee").