Wine Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2006
The wine has a rich golden hue.
Rich and juicy wine with the aroma of exotic fruits, honey, citrus and spices.
The aroma subtle notes of rose, honey, citrus, fresh almonds, exotic wood and spices.
Fine wine as an aperitif and goes well with seafood, oysters and fish dishes.
Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru - wonderful wine from Maison Joseph Drouhin, the potential exposure of which is 10 - 30 years. Chardonnay wine is grown on a small - 0.33 hectares - the vineyard, located on the eastern side of the hill behind the village of Aloxe-Corton. The soil is composed of brown limestone with small stones. The vines are old enough, their age is 28 years. Their cultivation in this vineyard began in 1990. Stocking density is limited 10000-12500 vines per hectare, in order to extract all possible nuances of terroir. Harvesting by hand in small open crates in order to preserve the integrity of the berries. Grapes are carefully sorted, if necessary, even twice - once in the collection, the second - at the factory. Pressing berries - very slow and careful. The juice from the last pressing is not preserved. Matured "Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru" in French oak barrels, of which 25% - new. Aging period varies from 12 to 15 months, a decision on his willingness to take after a thorough technical analysis of the results of the tasting. Wine is considered ready when it takes the individual character and fully expresses the terroir.
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 those regions of Italy, where he really has potential. 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 of processing the vineyards, excluding the use of all kinds of pesticides and chemicals. To date, ownership 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. Joseph Drouhin wine can conquer any critic and journalist.