Wine Nuits-St-Georges 1er Cru AOC "Les Roncieres" 2001
Wine saturated dark ruby color.
The wine has an elegant rounded taste with a slightly sweet notes of cherry and blueberry.
The wine has a flavor, which perceptible notes of dark cherry, hints of spice and chocolate.
Wine is the perfect complement to grilled red meats, game and cheeses.
Premier Cru "Les Ronser" - a small vineyard in southern appellasona, less than 1 ha, lies on the bend of a hill at an altitude of 250-270 m. The soils are rocky, gravel, with splashes of yellow limestone. A plot of land called "ronces" (mulberry trees), because the soil is so bad that there can only grow mulberry trees. But plenty of sunshine and beautiful soil drainage made this wine one of the best Nuits-St-Georges 1er crus. The wine should be opened in 2012 - 2023 years.
Jean hryvnia domain belongs to Clos de Vougeot plot area of 1.87 hectares, which was acquired by Gaston hryvnia in 1919. Family hryvnia comes from the region Jura in the north-east of France, in Burgundy, they moved to the end of the 18th century and immediately engaged in winemaking. Joseph hryvnia organized wine company in a place called Vosne-Romanée, and his son Gaston took up the development of production. Gaston was also one of the first oenologist who graduated from the University of Dijon, with the time it was followed by his son Jean. Together they were able to celebrate wine hryvnia In 1984, Jean bought another plot of Grand Cru Class in Rishenburge, and in 1987 the owner of the farm was his son Etienne.
Etienne studied winemaking and viticulture in Bonn, and the experience gained in various regions of France and California. Analyzing the obtained knowledge, Etienne hryvnia concluded that the quality wines of the estate can be raised to a new level - now focuses on the balance of the soil, harvest dates, temperatures during fermentation, aging in oak - everything that can provide a richness and fullness of flavor, long storage capacity and convey the uniqueness of the terroir of Burgundy.