Wine Clos Saouma, Chateauneuf-du-Pape AOC "Omnia", 2012
The wine is dark ruby color with purple highlights.
The taste of wine is harmonious, concentrated, dense, balanced, with hints of red berries, expressive acidity, silky tannins, oak nuances and a long fresh aftertaste.
The complex, expressive bouquet of the wine opens with bright aromas of ripe red and dark berries, which are dominated by shades of blackberries and black currants, spicy notes of pepper and light herbal tones.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to red meat dishes, including grilled meat, beef stew with rosemary, roast venison, meat pies, aged cheeses.
Dry red wine Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Omnia" is made from several grape varieties, which are dominated by Grenache grape variety (80%). This feature is reflected in the name of the wine - "Omnia", which translated from Latin means "everything." The grapes are harvested from the four sites located in the north-eastern sector of Chateauneuf - Pignan, Le Gres, Pied de Baud and Cabrieres. Harvested by hand. After careful pressing cold maceration is carried out for 12 days. Excerpt wine takes place in oak barrels for at least 24 months.
"Lucien Le Moine" - is a small winery located in Bonn. It was founded in 1999 by two people - Mounir Saouma, a winemaker from Lebanon, and his bride Rotem marriage. "We came here because of the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, and stayed because of the Côte d'Or and its wines." Lucien Le Moine "- this is our way of life in Burgundy, and we are deeply sprouted roots in this beautiful place that is chosen for life." Munir studied and worked in the Trappist monastery, where he discovered the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Later, he entered the Higher National Agronomic School in Montpellier, where he studied viticulture and winemaking. Then, six years, gaining experience in various vineyards in Burgundy and other regions of France as well as in California, where he was bewitched by "old school" cultivation, vinification and aging of wine. One day he decided to try out everything he had seen and learned, and together with Rotem created a small wine cellar, based on the ideas of perfection and tradition.
Farm "Lucien Le Moine" only produces fine wines Class Grand Crus and Premiers to create which every year is only the best harvest. As merchants, the couple buys from local winemakers red wines most often after the pressing process and white in the form of juice, and then completes the "maturation" of wines in barrels in a small cellar of the XVIII century in Bonn. That is why the wine is produced in small quantities: in 2002, the year it was made 67 barrels of wine, in 2003 - 47 and in 2004 - 72. And the very small winery in Beaune designed just 100 barrels (30,000 bottles) . It allows Mounir and Rotem personally deal with each harvest, applying accumulated over the years of training and practice invaluable knowledge and experience.