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Wine Domaine Baron Thenard Montrachet Grand Cru AOC 2004

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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine has a beautiful golden yellow color.

Taste

Wine Montrachet 2004 demonstrates the wealth, excellent structure, good balance, attractive and rich taste, which reveals the tone of fruit, floral nuances, shades of minerals, pleasant aftertaste.

Aroma

Montrachet 2004 wine shows a wonderful flavor with hints of fruit, flowers, minerals, resin, honey and nuts.

Gastronomy

Montrachet 2003 wine goes well with lobster, shellfish, crustaceans and fish sauce, white meat, poultry, cheeses, especially St. Nectarios and Langres.

Interesting Facts

Delicious wine from Montrachet Domain Baron Tenar is made from old vines that grow on the famous Burgundian vineyard - Montrachet Grand Cru. The vineyard has an ideal southern exposure, here are the most coveted in the world of white wines exclusively from Chardonnay - King White Burgundy wines. The area in which it grows grapes to create this wonderful wine is one of the largest in the Montrachet, with an area of ​​1.86 hectares. Vine family Tenar adjoin the famous vines Domain Romanee Conti de la. The wine is aged in large barrels in the cellars of the 18th century, in Givry. Montrachet produced Domain Domaine Baron Thenard - rich, with a lush aroma of honeysuckle, spices, wood, elegant taste - incredibly concentrated and silk.

 

Family Tenar (Thenard) owns land in Givry since 1760. Over the last few decades of their estate - Domain Tenar sell their products NEGOTIANT House Roland Remuassone. Their wines are bottled under the label «Thenard» only for private clients, such as Charles de Gaulle and the Papacy. In 2005, when negotsiantsky Remuassone House was sold to a group of investors from North America, Domain Tenar decided to start releasing more wines under their own label.

Paul Baron Thenard, an outstanding scientist, a member of the French Academy of Sciences, founded the estate in 1842. It should be noted that this invention belongs to Paul combating phylloxera method by use of carbon disulfide. In 1872, Paul Thenard buy two large plot Montrachet total area of ​​1, 86 hectares. The largest portion size 2.06 hectares owned by the Marquis de Lagishu. For comparison, the third largest owner of Montrachet - it Bouchard Pere e Fiss with 0.89 hectares.

In the 20th century have been added Grand Cru vineyards - Clos du Roi (0.9 ha) and in Corton Grand Eshezo (0.54 ha) in Flagey. These Burgundian vineyards acquired Tenar family are the most important, but the heart of the village of Givry Domain remains.

The village of Givry, retaining its medieval appearance, is famous for its ancient traditions of winemaking and has an excellent reputation for producing wines are mostly red. Domain Tenar whose cellars of the 18th century located in the heart of the village, has some of the best sites Givry. The largest portion of the Domain - a Premier Cru Les Bois Cheveaux - 7,66 hectares, which shows more strength than Premier Cru Cellier Aux Moines - 3, 22 ha. Also in Givry - Premier Cru Clos Saint-Pierre, a vineyard area of ​​2.12 hectares, which is a monopoly, are produced in the most structured wines Givry. The domain also has other great vineyards in Côte de Beaune, Pernand-Verzheles and others.

Of red wines worth noting Corton Clos du Roi - tannic in youth, but with age becomes soft and deep. Grand Eshezo differs delicate bouquet, with age, acquiring shades of fruit and spices, showing his high class.

Domain produces three white wines. White wines Givry - a rarity, but the wine-producing domain - a delightful specimen. More rich and complex wine - Chassagne Montrachet is Premiers Crus Clos September Jean and Montrachet. Apart from the fact that the domain has a huge plot of this truly great vineyard, old vines grow here. Individual plots were planted between 1931 and 1972. Vines Montrachet Domain Tenar side by side with the famous vines Domain Romanee Conti de la. Create wine here - memorably, it has a deep color, rich bouquet and taste. All wines Domain ripen in large barrels, in a wonderful cellar of the late 18th century, which is located in Givry. Today belongs to the descendants of Tenar Domain Fields, who cherish his legacy.

Clive Coates in The Wines of Burgundy, in 2008 wrote: "Wine producing Domain Baron Tenar - Montrachet, Corton Clos du Roi and the Grand Eshezo - often the best."

Producer's description

An ancient and highly respected winery, Domaine Thénard , founded by the Thénard family in 1842, is located in the small, very picturesque village of Givry in Burgundy. Over the past few decades, the estate has sold its products to merchants - the Houses of Roland and Remoissons. Their wines were bottled under the "Thenard" label only for private clients such as Charles de Gaulle and the Papacy. In 2005, when the merchant House of Remoissonnet was sold to a group of investors from North America, Domaine Thénard decided to start producing more wines under its own label.

In 1872, Paul Thénard bought two large plots in Montrache with a total area of 1.86 hectares. By comparison, the largest site in Montrache, measuring 2.06 hectares, belongs to the Marquis de Laguiche. The third largest owner in Montrache is Bouchard Père et Fis with 0.89 hectares. In addition to the fact that the Domaine owns a huge plot of this truly great vineyard, the site is also famous for the fact that old vines grow here. Individual plots adjacent to the vineyards of the famous Domaine de la Romanée Conti were planted between 1931 and 1972. The wine created here is unforgettable, it has a deep color, rich bouquet and taste.

In the 20th century, the Grand Cru vineyards of Clos du Roi (0.9 hectares) in Corton and Grand Echezeau (0.54 hectares) in Flages were added to Domaine Thenard's holdings. These Burgundian vineyards, acquired by the Thénard family, are the most important, although the heart of the Domaine remains in the village of Givry. The village of Givry, which has retained its medieval appearance, is famous for its ancient winemaking traditions and has an excellent reputation for the wines produced here, mainly red. Domaine Thénard, whose 18th-century cellars are located in the very center of the village, owns some of the best plots of Givry. The largest plots of the Domain are Premier Cru Les Bois Cheveaux, occupying 7.66 hectares, and Premier Cru Cellier Aux Moines, 3.22 hectares. Also in Givry is the 2.12 hectare Premier Cru Clos Saint-Pierre vineyard, which has a monopoly - the most structured wines in Givry are produced here. The domaine also has other wonderful vineyards in the Côte de Beaune, Pernand-Vergeles and other areas. All Domaine wines are matured in large barrels in a wonderful late 18th century cellar.

Today, the Tenar Domain belongs to the descendants of the Field, who carefully preserve his legacy. Clive Coates in "The Wines of Burgundy, 2008" wrote: "The wines produced by Domaine Thénard - Montrachet, Clos du Roy Corton and Grande Echezeaux - are often the best, and Domaine Thénard is on par with the great Burgundy producers."

Features

  • Color depth: moderate
  • Body/Saturation: average
  • Serving temperature: 10-12°С.
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