Wine Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC Domaine La Roquete 2004
Wine of deep ruby color with a bright rim.
The wine has a sweet taste with a lush dense texture, bright fruity notes and a velvety, long finish with a hint of berry liqueur.
The wine has a strong, luxurious fragrance with notes of blackberry, cherry, raspberry, red plum and spice.
The wine goes well with grilled meats, game and cheeses.
Chateauneuf-du-Pape Domaine La Roquete - great French wine - balanced and comprehensive. Label for wine La Roquette was designed by artists together with Madame Sylvie Brunet. A fairly simple way - skyline with the castle in the center, visible from Chateauneuf. This is underlined by the fact that La Roquette - this wine with ancient roots, soul, and its unique history.
History Vignobles Brunier economy began in 1898 in the village of Bédarrides (south-east region of Chateauneuf du Pape) when Hippolyte Bruno planted the first vines in the Plateau de la Crau (Plateau de la Crau), where the grapes are grown from the 14th century. In 1792, Claude Chappe, inventor of the method of the optical telegraph, built here one of his signal towers. Son Hippolytus, Jules, has expanded to 17 hectares estate and called fruits of their labors Vieux Télégraphe («Old Telegraph").
At the end of the Second World War to the third generation, Henri Brun, had a difficult task - the revival of the estate and the formation of his fate. Henri expanded ownership to 55 hectares and create a classic farm appellasona Chateauneuf du Pape, he also formed a style Vieux Télégraphe, who became famous around the world.
Since the 80s of the 20th century, his sons Daniel and Frederic Brunet took control of the family business for themselves. Today ownership Vieux Télégraphe are 70 hectares in Chateauneuf du Pape. Acquired in 1986 Domain la Roquette has an area of 39 hectares. Domain le Palheiro, bought in 1998 in partnership with family friends - a farm of 125 hectares in Zhigondas, of which 25 hectares are vineyards.
1998 also marked the establishment of the company Massaya Liban together with Sami and Ramzi Ghosn, at the moment it owns 50 hectares of vineyards, most of which are located in the north-eastern and central Bekaa Plain.
Today Vignobles Brunier economy for over a hundred years, driven by the fourth generation, it has preserved the original philosophy of living and unspoiled: the cultivation of grapes, best reflects the characteristics of the terroir, the exact process of the traditional vinification, as a result of the creation of terroir wines, which quality is achieved by the best of intentions and aspirations family Bruno .
Vineyards farms processed ecological way, Brunier are supporters of biological methods. The grapes are harvested by hand and sorted twice. Vinification process takes place in the traditional way, where everything is done in order to emphasize the characteristics of the terroir. Grapes are exempt from the ridges and crushed, fermentation takes place in steel tanks at controlled temperature. Shutter speed is carried out in concrete tanks for 9 months, then 8-12 months in large oak barrels. The wine is bottled without clarification and filtration. As a result, creates a unique, elegant, well-structured wine, capable of long-term exposure.