Wine "Laforet" Bourgogne Pinot Noir AOC, 2012
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Reviews of purchase "Laforet" Bourgogne Pinot Noir AOC, 2012
Wine of bright ruby color.
Taste wines fruity, refreshing, with an elegant structure, light tannins, pleasant acidity and harmonious aftertaste.
Fragrant bouquet of the wine is filled with tones of red berries (raspberry, strawberry and red currant).
Wine blends perfectly with assorted deli meats, poultry, white meats, baked dishes, grilled meats and soft cheeses.
"Laforêt" Pinot Noir - a charming elegant wine with a beautiful berry aroma and a refreshing, fruity taste is very harmonious. For the production of wines carefully selected grapes from different sites owned by Joseph Drouhin economy Mason. Soil vineyards are made of clay and limestone. The planting density is high enough vines - 10,000 plants per hectare, but yields deliberately reduced and limited to 62 hl / ha to extract all possible nuances of terroir.
Maceration and fermentation of wine "Laforet" held at a controlled temperature of from 2 to 3 weeks. Joseph Drouhin seeks to fully control the process of vinification, which gives color and flavor content, but must never harm the finesse and typical character of the wine produced. Malolactic fermentation continued for a long period, allowed to purchase wine complexity and completeness. Excerpt wines produced in two stages: first 7-8 months in stainless steel vats, then two-year French barrels of superior quality. The length of exposure depends on the result of a careful tasting. Wine storage capacity of up to 5 years.
Joseph Drouhin winery was founded in 1880 in Bonn. To date, this is a family business with a long tradition and centuries of history that has passed many stages of development and formation. Maurice Drouhin was one of the people who fundamentally change the principles of the Burgundian winemaking. Together with other major NEGOTIANT he participated in the establishment of the National Committee of the name controlled by origin (predecessor INAO). And one of the first to introduce in their cellars methods remontazha, pizhazha, collage, which became the most common things for the current wine, but then considered an anachronism.
The main contribution to the company introduced nephew Maurice - Robert Drouhin, who in 1957 began to expand ownership by acquiring vineyards in the regions of France where really has potential. Robert continued innovative traditionalism of his uncle. He likes to say: "We have gone from a medieval company, bottled wines as they are received, to date, but to preserve the best practices of the past."
In the acquisition of vineyards always invest more, but the pride of the house wine is the vineyard Clos de Mouches around Beaune. Yields specifically understated by an average of 20% of the permitted by legislation to maintain a high quality of products. Also one of the key points that the company adheres to the end of the 60s, is exclusively biodynamic and biological principles the vineyards without the use of various pesticides and chemicals.
To date, Joseph Drouhin ownership includes more than 75 hectares of vineyards and 90 appellasonov and is considered the largest in the region. Their wine is rightly recognized as a unique, intense, delicate taste which is revealed slowly, passing all the bright colors and the aroma of berries. Joseph Drouhin wine can conquer any critic and journalist.