Wine Joseph Drouhin, Vosne-Romanee Premier Cru "Petits Monts", 2012
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Reviews of purchase Joseph Drouhin, Vosne-Romanee Premier Cru "Petits Monts", 2012
Wine rich, deep ruby color.
The taste of wine is pleasant, seductive, with a silky texture, fine tannins and a long finish.
The wine has a refined aroma with notes of wild cherry, complemented by subtle nuances of spices and musk.
Wine in harmony with venison and veal, as well as cheeses.
Velvety, elegant wine Vosne-Romanée Premiers Crus "Petit Mont" create from the popular red grape Pinot Noir, which is grown in the vineyard "Petit Mont" - is one of the seven vineyards class Premiers Crus appellasone in Vosne-Romanée. The vineyard is located on a small promontory above the famed Romanée-Conti site. Due to the location Petits Monts appeared saying: "In the Petit Mont whole world at your feet." Vines with an average age of 51 years, grow to a very rocky soil of clay and limestone with a density of 10-12.5 thousand plants per 1 hectare. In processing the vineyards use biodynamic method.
Grapes for wine Vosne-Romanee Premier Cru "Petits Monts" harvested by hand in small boxes in order to preserve the integrity of the berries. Within 3 weeks passes grapes maceration and fermentation at a controlled temperature. During the first half of the fermentation process the wort is subjected to daily pizhazhu, and the day before the end of the fermentation process the wort is pumped. Wine stand 14-18 months in barrels made of French oak, 20% new. Wine storage capacity of up to 30 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. The main contribution to the company introduced Robert Drouin, who, since 1957, has expanded ownership, acquired vineyards in the regions of Italy, which does have potential. In the acquisition of vineyards always invest more, but the pride of the house wine is the vineyard "Clos de Mouches" around Bon. 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 of processing the vineyards, excluding the use of all kinds of pesticides and chemicals.
Today owning Joseph Drouhin over 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. The style is based on the refinement of taste and refinement. A distinctive feature of wine - a striking purity of taste, the giver of pleasure infinitely long.