Wine Domaine Saint-Jacques, Rully 1er Cru "La Fosse" AOC, 2018
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Reviews of purchase Domaine Saint-Jacques, Rully 1er Cru "La Fosse" AOC, 2018
The wine is purple-red.
The velvety taste of the wine envelops with a silky texture and delicate, rounded tannins, elegant fruit and berry tones, accompanied by harmonious acidity and a long aftertaste with nuances of spices.
The delicious aroma of the wine is dominated by shades of ripe black fruits, cherries and wild berries, framed by spicy notes of spices.
The wine will be a harmonious addition to red meat and game dishes, mushrooms and cheeses.
The exquisite dry red wine Domaine Saint-Jacques, Rully 1er Cru "La Fosse" AOC combines refinement and power, using Pinot Noir grapes grown in the Premier Cru "La Fosse" vineyard, located north of the village Ruyy The name "La Fosse", meaning "moat", was given in honor of the natural basin that is the source of the Tali River. The vineyard is dominated by clay-limestone soils and organic methods of viticulture. After hand harvesting, grapes are delivered to the winery in small boxes, to exclude damage to the bunches.Berries are sorted and passed through a press, the resulting wort is subjected to the traditional methods of vinification for red wines, including maceration and subsequent fermentation.The wine is aged for 12 months in oak barrels and bottled.
Domaine Saint-Jacques is located in the beautiful Ruyy appellation in the north of Côte Chalonez, between Santenay and Mercury. Since 1991, it has been managed by Christophe Granmougian, son of Amede Granmougian, who acquired the estate in 1955. In ancient times, the domain served as a stopover on the long journey of pilgrims to the Saint-Jacques de Compostelle, after which the name was received. The old mansion has preserved Romanesque cellars from the 13th century with cylindrical vaults supported by central columns and a traditional winery from the 18th century, which houses old presses.
The estate owns about ten hectares of vineyards, most of which are classified as Premier Cru. The average age of the vines is 40 years, and the vineyards adhere to sustainable farming practices that minimize environmental impact. Christophe vinifies rich, elegant whites and fine, fine red wines.