Wine Joseph Drouhin, Grands Echezeaux Grand Cru 2006
Wine red ruby color.
Elegant wine with a fresh aroma of raspberry and cherry. Long elegant finish.
New wine "Grands Echezeaux" has elegant aromas of cherries, dark chocolate and cocoa beans. With age, the aromas open undergrowth, truffle, quality leather and sometimes subtle notes of cigar and cedar forest.
Wine perfectly complements dishes from red meat.
Impressive, complex, elegant wine Grands-Echezeaux Grand Cru is made from Pinot Noir grown on the famous Grand Eshezo vineyard of Grand Cru Class. Vintage Wine collected only manually in small wooden boxes to prevent damage to the berries. Vinification lasts 2-3 weeks. When a temperature-controlled fermentation, only natural yeast. The wine is aged for 14-18 months in French oak barrels, of which 20% - new. Wine storage capacity ranges from 20 to 40 years.
Grand Eshezo - one of the most prestigious Grand Cru Burgundy appellasonov. Domain name is derived from "cheza" (plural "chezeaux"), which means "village". Long ago, the monks of the Abbey Citeaux, who owned Clos Vougeot, dreaming estate purchase Musigny, which is already famous for its wines. Desperate, they put all their strength in the Grands-Echezaux, to make it a worthy competitor Musigny. Vineyard Grand Eshezo has eastern exposure. The soil is ideal for growing Pinot Noir. Plot Drouhin takes 0.47 hectares, the average age of the vines planted here is 22 years. Joseph Drouhin approved biological and biodynamic approach. In the vineyards we use only natural products, and all procedures are carefully selected for these soils, the vine and the environment. To achieve the desired quality of the master set a high density of planting grapes - up to 12,500 vines per hectare and low productivity - 20% less than allowed by applicable law.
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 Drouhin, who, since 1957, has expanded ownership, buying vineyards in regions where 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. To maintain a high quality yield specially understated by an average of 20% of the permitted by law. 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. Today owning Joseph Drouhin over 75 hectares of vineyards and is considered the largest in the region. Wines from this manufacturer is rightly recognized as a unique, intense, delicate. Their taste is revealed slowly, passing all the bright colors and the aroma of berries. A distinctive feature of the refined and sophisticated wines - amazing purity of taste, the giver of pleasure infinitely long.