Wine Frederic Magnien, Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru AOC, 2008
Reviews of purchase Frederic Magnien, Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru AOC, 2008
The color of wine - dark ruby.
Wine has excellent balance and elegant structure, its taste traced tone minerals and red berries. In the long aftertaste nuances of cranberry and pomegranate.
The rich aroma of wine is filled with colors and tones of raspberry, shades of minerals can be traced.
Wine is served to the delicacies of French cuisine, it goes well with rabbit, cheese long exposure, wild mushrooms, and dishes with truffles.
Frederic Magnien, Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru AOC - biodynamic Burgundy. Pino Nuar vines are grown for him on the plantation Sharm-Chambertin. It is located near the world-famous Le Chambertin, in the lowest point of the Grand Cru zone. This small terroir favorably with neighboring vineyards Morey-Saint-Denis perfectly drained soils with a high content of stones, limestone, clay and chalk lying on a rock base.
Orientation Charmes-Chambertin in the north-east a few vines restricts access to the early sun. This makes it particularly easy to blame that reveals the taste much earlier production neighboring terroirs. Wine Charm-Chambertin perfect after only 2-3 years after production, but fully manifest themselves after decades of storage.
Frédéric Magnin - representative of the 5th generation family wine Magnien. All his spare time Frederick helped his father in the vineyard and in the cellar. After high school he graduated from high school and wine, to improve their knowledge and gain experience, in 1986, went to the other wine estates of France. In 1992, Frederick went abroad and spent 4 months in California and 6 months in Australia, where winemakers to adopt the experience of other countries. Returning home in 1993, Frederick went to the University of Dijon, where he received a degree in winemaking. In September 1995, he made one of the most important decisions in life - home made wine under his own name, the purpose of which was the production of high quality wines, representing famous terroirs of Burgundy. Frederick selects the best plots, mostly - from vines more than 40 years, and buys grapes of very high quality in the degree of optimum maturity. With a few simple principles (control yield, the degree of grape maturity, slow malolactic fermentation) Frederick creates juicy, full, charming and delicious wines, which occupy a worthy place in the market. Also, Frederick works closely with growers of Burgundy and provides advice to improve the quality of the crop.
Weinhaus Frederic Magnien began with 21 drums and five wines, and by 2011 production amounted to 1,000 barrels and up to 45 different cuvees, each of which offers a well defined terroir.