Wine Pommard-Rugiens 1er Cru AOC 1999
The color of wine - red, medium intensity.
On the palate there are fruit and refreshing acidity. The rich, juicy, substantial wine. Ripe and velvety. Body closer to the fullest. Has a long and excellent finish.
In wine combines strong, strong and complex aromas with hints of blackberry jam and plums. Captured coffee notes.
Excellent in combination with roasted meat, beef or game.
Pommard-Rugiens, 1er Cru - an exquisite red wine. It is aged in French oak barrels Allier for 12-16 months, 25% of the barrels - new.
Wines Pommard-Rugiens require soaking to soften the tannins obtained by vinification. The deep red color of the soil in this terroir is the result of the presence of a small amount of iron compounds and explains not only the tight structure of the wine, but also its name Rugiens, which means "red." Wine shows the volume of grand cru, gentility and refinement. Requires persistence from 7 to 10 years.
One of the great winemakers of France - Olivier Leflaive is also known as a great guitarist who in 1972-1979 he worked as musical director in Paris, in 1982, he left the stage, deciding to follow in the footsteps of his father. Olivier began working in the family business - Domaine Leflaive, which was founded in the 18th century, but later decides to set up its economy. He aims - the production of great red and white wines of Burgundy, who would be available for all fans. Domain Olivier Leflaive Freres was founded by Olivier, his brother Patrick and his uncle Vincent in 1984. In addition, from 1990 to 1994, Olivier was one of the managers of the family business.
Today farming Olivier Leflaive owns approximately 12 hectares of vineyards in the appellation Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault Premiers Crus, Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru, Bourgogne Aligoté and others. In order to get enough quality wine of excellent raw materials, you also need to use modern technology combined with time-tested traditional approach to production. To create your own wine farm Olivier Leflaive uses the best grapes grown on their own vineyards or purchased from other well-known enterprises from Côte d'Or, wines are produced and maintained in accordance with the highest standards. Today farming Olivier Leflaive is one of the best producers of Burgundy, its founder Olivier Leflaive and a team of experienced oenologists rely on experience and intuition in order to preserve the image and high reputation. All wines Olivier Leflaive Freres are a clear reflection of the unique nature of each Burgundy appellasona.