Wine Georges Lignier et Fils, "Charmes-Chambertin" Grand Cru AOC, 2007
Reviews of purchase Georges Lignier et Fils, "Charmes-Chambertin" Grand Cru AOC, 2007
Wine rich ruby red color.
The wine has an elegant, silky taste with notes of red currant, cherry, oak and a long finish.
In the fruity flavor of wine felt tones of violet, licorice, vanilla and roasted coffee.
The wine is recommended to serve red meat, game and cheeses.
Vineyard "Charmes-Chambertin" located in the south of Gevrey Chambertin commune, which is the northernmost among the great communes of Côte de Nuits. Here are 26 Premier Cru vineyards and 8 Grands Crus. The main cultivated in the vineyard "Sharm-Chambertin" is Pinot Noir. Name "Charmes" is derived from "Chaume", which means "straw" or "stalk cereal." This indicates that there were previous field planting crops. Vineyard soil - rocky, well-drained, having in its composition shingles, chalk and clay. Producing wines are characterized by a great aroma, tenderness, hints of ripe fruit on the palate.
After the harvest and the separation of 80% berries from the crests of the vinification process begins flowing into 3 stages:
- Maceration, which lasts from 3 to 5 days;
- Fermentation, in which process the wort for 3-4 days into wine, and then for a further 4-5 days extracted anthocyanins and tannins;
- Excerpt of wine is carried out in oak barrels capacity 228 liters (50% - new) for 18 months, during which the wine is decanted from the precipitate twice.
George holds Lignier butilizatsiyu wine on the estate.
Wine "Sharm-Chambertin" has an excellent storage potential - from 10 to 25 years.
Winery Georges Lignier e Fiss, the history of which started in the mid-nineteenth century, belongs to the family for several generations Lignier. Currently managing the affairs Lignier George and his nephew Benedict Lignier Stehli, who spends all his time in the vineyards, winery and cellars. Georges Lignier - winemaker with 30 years of experience, creates delicious, distinct, elegant wines. His nephew graduated from the Wine School in Beaune, received National Diploma oenology (NCE).
The farm owns vineyards with a total area of 15 hectares, bred in 8 appellation. Most of the vines planted more than 80 years ago. Wines from Georges Lignier et Fils, produced by traditional technologies and aged for a long time - 18 to 22 months - in oak barrels, have a rich taste and superb flavor.