Wine Hubert Lignier, "Clos de la Roche" Grand Cru, 2008
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Reviews of purchase Hubert Lignier, "Clos de la Roche" Grand Cru, 2008
Taste wine elegant, full-bodied, with soft tannins, balanced, rich tones of dark fruit and a nice long finish.
In a deep, complex flavor of wine can be clearly seen notes of ripe red berries, spice and mineral tones.
Wine is recommended to apply to complex veal dishes to roast lamb, roast duck with berry sauce and aged cheeses.
Vineyard of Grand Cru Class "Clos de la Roche" with the famous druid rocks located in the northern part of the municipality Moret-Saint-Denis. Next door to him, through a small premium Cru "Les Combottes", stretches the famous vineyard "Latricieres-Chambertin". "Clos de la Roche" has almost the same characteristics of the terroir that his famous neighbor: the height of 270-300 meters above sea level, the soil from the Bajocian limestone, folded in half with clay. But perhaps it is the presence of rocks on the site is doing its job, as the wine "Clos de la Roche" does not have any harsh Chambertin and feature the original notes of blueberry and truffles.
Hubert Lignier in the "Clos de la Roche" belongs to a small plot of 0.33 hectares. Apply the principles of the vineyard viticulture reasonable. Age Pinot Noir vines is 32-42 years. Harvested by hand. Grapes goes cold maceration for 5 days with regular pizhazhem. Then, a fermentation on natural yeasts in open neutral vessels under strictly controlled temperature. It lasts 15-20 days. After 18 months of aging in oak barrels, half of which - the new wine is bottled without filtration. Wine storage capacity is 15-20 years.
Small Domain Lignier Hubert is located on the main street of Moret-Saint-Denis, which is called - Grande Rue. Hubert Lignier belong 8 hectares in Moreh, Zhevre-Shambertene and Chambolle-Musigny and, among other things, 1 ha "Clos de la Roche". All went well, and the old Hubert has already gone to bed, when in 2004 his son died suddenly Romain and his young widow, American Kelly captured cellar: not only stopped the export of wines, but also the vinification. Only support fellow winemakers helped Hubert and his youngest son Laurent recover domain. Today Hubert Domain Lignier, thanks to the high quality of its wines, has won an excellent reputation in professional circles. The main strategy of the company - is "reasonable viticulture." On this basis, never used for wine damaged bunches. In order to obtain a more intense flavor and fruit flavor, and sometimes use the "green collection." Yields in the sector is around 20-55 hl / ha, depending on the climatic features, as well as from appellasona.