Wine Francois Parent, Monthelie 1-er Cru "Les Duresses" AOC, 2004
The color of wine - dark ruby.
The wine is balanced, bright, concentrated flavor with hints of ripe fruit and berries, nuances of cherry, pomegranate, and wood accents and fine-grained tannins.
Wine has a rich fruity aroma, expressive drop-down shades of cherry and raspberry. Light nuances of herbs, bushes, flowers of the earth give special complexity and diversity.
Wine best enjoyed with grilled red meat, venison or meat cooked on the grill.
Wine producer is the Domain François Parent, its present owner - a winemaker in the 13th generation. It is known that US President Jefferson, during a trip to France, bought wine with my grandfather Francois. In the 50s of the 20th century, when many manufacturers were selling wine in barrels large homes, parents have decided to bottle Francois and sell wine. With this wine companies appeared in many famous restaurants in France, and then gradually conquer the world. Francois Parent continues the work of their ancestors. He is not afraid to experiment, practicing on their organic vineyard winemaking. After his marriage to Anne-Francoise Gros, Francois built a winery in Beaune and the family bought a vineyard in Savigny Les Beaune. To date, Gros pair is considered one of the most respected wineries in Burgundy families.