Wine Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru AOC Les Chaumes 2002
The wine has a slightly sweet taste with flavors of black cherry. Excellent finish.
The wine has aromas of red berries, sets off notes of fruit, leaves and spices. After standing a moment in the air, the wine takes on floral notes in the aroma.
Wine is the perfect complement to the game, veal, roasted red meats and cheeses.
Plot Premiers Crus le Shom, an area of 6.46 hectares, is located in the southern part of the border with appellasona commune Nuits-Saint-Georges. Predominantly clay soil of the vineyard, gravel and alluvial. Domain Jean hryvnia at this vineyard owned 0.15 hectares with very old vines. For wine Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru Les Chaume grapes are harvested by hand, after double selection and destemming wine is cold maceration for 4-5 days and fermentation in oak barrels. Wine stand 18-20 months in French barriques. Before bottling do not produce any filtration or clarification. The result is a very elegant and complex wine that judges are called to the same very favorable, based on the ratio of price and quality. Ageing potential wine - 13-18 years.
Domain Jean hryvnia also owns 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.