Wine Domaine de Montille, Corton "Clos du Roi" Grand Cru AOC, 2015, 1.5 L
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Wine a brilliant ruby red color.
The wine shows a powerful, balanced flavor with a delightful texture, tannic structure and a long, persistent finish.
Complex, intense aroma of the wine reveals notes of wild flowers, earth, humus, undergrowth and spices.
The wine is best with game, mature cheeses and red meat for complex sauces.
Corton "Clos du Roi" Grand Cru - a powerful, deep red wine, which is used in the production of Pinot Noir, which grows in the vineyard "Clos du Roi". This vineyard is located on the hill of Corton connecting Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits. According to legend, the land belonged to the last Duke of Burgundy, Charles the Bold, after whose death in 1477 it passed into the possession of the King of France - Louis XI. Vineyard soil - clay and limestone. The harvest in 2011 was held from 27 August to 8 September. After a traditional vinification, the wine is aged in oak barrels, of which 40% - new. Wine Corton "Clos du Roi" Grand Cru 2011 was made in the amount of 3840 bottles.
Children of Hubert Etienne and Alix, learn about winemaking at an early age, but their father would never have passed the baton to wine production without studying the real profession. At that time, the children followed in the footsteps of the family, focusing on your legal career, return to winemaking was inevitable. In 1983, Etienne joined the family business in 2001, he became full control Domaine de Montille and Chateau de Puligny-Montrachet, and his style and philosophy became biodynamic farming. In 2003, Alix joined his brother and they created Deux Montille Sœur-Frere - negotsiantsky house, whose main task was the production of white wines.
To date, the vineyards Domaine de Monte has 20 hectares, of which 75% - a prime vineyards or Grand Cru.