Wine Bourgogne Chardonnay "Cuvee Gerard Potel", 2014
Reviews of purchase Bourgogne Chardonnay "Cuvee Gerard Potel", 2014
Wine bright straw-yellow color.
Fresh and full of flavor saturated tones of lemon, mandarin and orange, combined with notes of caramel and creme brulee. For this wine is characterized by a long thin aftertaste.
In a refreshing bouquet of wine is dominated by aromas of exotic fruits and orange.
The wine is recommended to serve with white meat, fish dishes, fried frog legs, oysters and other seafood.
Wine Bourgogne Chardonnay "Cuvée Gérard Potel" should be served chilled in tulip-shaped glasses on a long stalk.
Nicolas Potel - representative of the family of winemakers. His father, Gerard Potel, was the owner of Domain de la Pousse d'Or. After the sudden death of his father, Nicolas Potel, becoming the owner of the family business, was forced to sell his debt to investors. After that, he creates his own business, but do not buy the land and vineyards are planted, and, speaking experienced consultant for many well-known wine houses, for their work takes grapes harvested from the best plots and exclusively from the vine, whose age is not less than 35 and more 50 years or more. Nicolas Potel adheres to biodynamic winemaking methods and tries to cooperate with such companies. When it comes time to harvest, the company's staff becomes about 30 people, thereby greatly increasing the cost of production. But precisely because of manual labor wine of excellent quality is obtained.
The most popular red wine from the region Nicolas Potel Côte de Nuits, although white wine companies also deserve attention. Oak barrels are used solely to create a better taste and an opportunity to reveal guilt was particularly vintage and terroir, not to weight or adding extraneous odors. Wine is not filtered. Clarification is made in case of emergency.
In a short time, thanks to the hard work of Nicolas Potel was able to competently organize marketing. When he began his ascent, the wine was produced in a year from 80 different vineyards, by 2002 it increased this amount to 120, well, today is about 100 wine brands, depending on the characteristics of the vintage. Maison Nicolas Potel wine can be bought in Europe, Japan and more recently - in Russia.