Wine Frederic Magnien, Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru AOC, 2008
Reviews of purchase Frederic Magnien, Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru AOC, 2008
The color of wine - intense ruby.
The elegant taste of wine is dominated by soft roundness and expressive tannins. Aftertaste - delicate with notes of vanilla.
The aroma of wine is thin, it reveals a bouquet shades of ripe berries, spices and undergrowth.
Wine is served to the game, soft cheeses, delicacies of French cuisine and dishes with truffles.
Frederic Magnien, Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru AOC - biodynamic Burgundy. Berries Pinot Noir for him grown on plantations Clos de Vougeot, founded by monks from the nearby town of Sito in 1110. They owned Clos de Vougeot remained until the French Revolution. The area of vineyards - 50 hectares, they fenced built 500 years ago by a stone wall. The wines of this area combines a deep rich red color and a noticeable tone of berries in the aromatic bouquet. They are among the best red varieties of Grand Cru.
Frédéric Magnin - the representative 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 the wine school and 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 have adopted 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 took 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 (yield control, 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.
Wine House Frederic Magnien began with 21 barrels 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.