Wine Domaine Taupenot-Merme, Saint Romain AOC, 2014
Reviews of purchase Domaine Taupenot-Merme, Saint Romain AOC, 2014
The wine is ruby red with cherry tints.
This full-bodied, balanced wine with hints of ripe fruit in a rich, balanced flavor. The aftertaste is pleasant and fairly long.
The distinctive aroma of the wine abounds shades of cherry, raspberry, black currant and other berries, complemented by notes of undergrowth.
Wine perfectly suited to grilled meat, pies, hot meats, pasta and terrines.
"Saint Romain" - a harmonious red wine, which is produced from Pinot Noir, collected from Saint-Romain spaces, with an area of 39.22 hectares of land. The vines grow on limestone and marl soils. After a manual harvest, the grapes delivered to the winery and subjected to careful selection. During the process of fermentation maceration follows, which takes 2 to 3 weeks and takes place in stainless steel tanks, equipped with a control system for temperature control. Wine is aged for 12-16 months in French oak barrels, about a quarter of them - new. At the age of 4-5 years, this wine becomes even more beautiful than immediately after filling - become clearly noticeable tannins and delicate shades of smoked meat and spice in the aroma.
The history of the manor «Domaine Taupenot-Merme» starts in the 18th century and has many pages. Over the past few years, agriculture has gained an unofficial title of one of the rising stars among winemakers and Burgundy ranked among the most rapidly growing businesses in Moret-Saint-Denis. Today, the company manages a representative of the seventh generation of the family Romain Topeno with his sister Virginia. Romain is certainly a perfectionist by nature, so always strives to achieve the highest results, and it is a beneficial effect on the quality produced by them drinks. While Romain has been creating wines from the moment of planting the vine to wine aging in the cellar, Virginia busy on the sale and export of products.
Romain - an adherent of organic farming methods, and it is important for him to grow up clean and healthy berries, which are artfully reflect the characteristics of the terroir. The total area of vineyards «Domaine Taupenot-Merme», located in the Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits is 13 hectares, which is quite a lot by the standards of Burgundy. The farm has a lot of attention is paid to the vines - held trim, regulated rate of productivity. Harvested by hand. The average age of the vines - about 50 years. With aging the wine in oak on the farm treated very carefully to "woody" tone is not dominant in the bouquet. Usually when exposed percentage of new barrels is about 25%, and for wine categories and Grand Premier Cru - 40%. All the wines from the «Domaine Taupenot-Merme» differ refinement, purity, elegance and great expressiveness.