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Wine Beaune "Clos des Mouches" rouge AOC, 2011, 375 ml

SKU:w30766
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$ 62
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Ratings and Awards
WS 89
RP 85
JR 17
84 ratings for other vintages
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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine is dark red in color.

Taste

The wine has a rounded, mellow taste with pronounced tannins. The finish is long, rich floral and berry notes.

Aroma

The elegant, complex flavor of the wine appear musky shades, tones of dark berries, licorice and mineral nuances.

Gastronomy

The wine is well suited to a variety of meat dishes, game and mature cheeses. Particularly well in combination with venison.

Interesting Facts

Beaune "Clos des Mouches" - an elegant and well-balanced red wine with great aging potential. The wine takes its name from the area in which it grows Pinot Noir grapes. Earlier this sun-drenched plot (clos) located apiary. "Mouches" translated from French means "fly". Bees in the local dialect called "mouches à miel" - honey flies. This is one of the first vineyards acquired by Maurice Drouhin in 20s of XX century. It is located in the southern part of Beaune, in the middle of the slope, with a gentle slope to the east and southeast. The soils are composed of clay and limestone. In the upper part of the vineyard soils are rocky, and in the central dominated marl and limestone. Such a structure of the earth gives the wine a great finesse. The average age of the vines is 39 years. High density planting grapes - up to 12,500 plants per hectare, and yields - low: 20% less than allowed by applicable law. Since 1990, the company's vineyards are processed in accordance with the principles of biological and biodynamic farming.

Vintage Wine Beaune "Clos de Mush" is going to manually into small wooden boxes to prevent damage to the berries. Conducted a careful selection of the harvest. Vinification takes about 3 weeks and includes maceration, fermentation and malolactic fermentation. When a temperature-controlled fermentation and daily pizhazhem only natural yeast. The wine is aged 14-18 months in French oak barrels, of which 20% - new. Storage capacity of this wine - up to 10 years.

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 Drouin, 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 Bon. 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 90 appellasonov, and is considered the largest in the region. Their wine is rightly recognized as a unique, intense, delicate taste which is revealed slowly, passing all the bright colors and the aroma of berries. The style is based on the refinement of taste and refinement. A distinctive feature of wine - a striking purity of taste, the giver of pleasure infinitely long.

Features

  • Color depth: dark
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 16-18°C
  • Website: http://www.drouhin.com/en/
  • Aging potential: 10 years
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