Wine Domaine Bertagna, Nuits-Saint Georges 1-er Cru "Les Murgers", 2009
The wine is dark cherry red color.
Rich, elegant, well-structured, generous taste of the wine shows a wonderful balance of rich fruit base, imbued with notes of oak and leather, with fine tannins and good acidity.
A discreet, deep and complex flavor presented tones of red and black cherries, blackberries, cocoa, freshly cut grass, wood smoke, earth, and spicy oak intonations.
The wine should be served to the aged cheeses, roasted, stewed meat and other meat dishes.
Domaine Bertagna, was founded in 1940 by Claude Bertani - a Frenchman who came from Algeria, now it belongs to the family of the famous wine-Gunther Reh, who also owns several wineries in different parts of the world. The estate is located in the small town of Vougeot, in the heart of the Côte de Nuits in Burgundii.Domenu Bertani owns vineyards with a total area of 24 hectares, with 23 hectares are planted with Pinot Noir, 1 hectare placed under Chardonnay. Vineyards domain are 25 appellations of which 5 - Class Grand Cru, 7 - Premier Cru and one monopole vineyard - Vougeot Premier Cru "Clos de la Perriere". Basically small areas located in Côte de Nuits vineyard and only two - in the Côte de Beaune.
Prior to 1999, chief winemaker Domain Bertani was Roland Mass, who is now chief winemaker of the famous "Hospices de Beaune". In his place, Eva Reh-Sidle invited the young Claire Forrest, who has worked on many farms California, South Africa and France. Claire spent some modifications in the process of wine production - first of all, to reduce the use of new oak barrels to 50% for wines Grand Cru and bonuses and up to 25% for conventional regional wines. Now the winery is equipped with the latest technology. Team work only women winemakers producing soft fruit wines, to which they bring part of his warmth and soul. More than 80% of the wines are exported to other countries, the rest is sold to private individuals in France.