Wine Domaine Jean-Claude Belland, Corton Grand Cru "Les Perrieres", 2005
Wine of deep ruby color with purple hues.
Taste wines robust and powerful, yet elegant, refined, well-balanced, with a smooth texture, rounded tannins and notes of stone fruit.
The distinctive aroma of the wine is full of shades of ripe fresh fruit.
The wine will be the perfect pair of big game such as venison and wild boar, as well as a large number of cheeses, including - well seasoned.
The grapes for "Corton Grand Cru" Les Perrieres "is hand-assembled and are carefully selected. Vinification begins with a phase of cold maceration with daily immersion of the cap and pumping that occurs in open tanks and lasts 12-15 days. This phase facilitates the transfer of color in the juice and removing unwanted tannins. After fermentation, the wine is bottled cpirtovogo in French oak barrels (50% - a new, 50% - four-year). The period of maturation takes 18 months. Bottling is done after a light filtration. The potential storage of wine is 25 years.
Domain Jean-Claude Bellan - a history of interaction upeshnogo generations, based on the constancy of the thoughts and actions of the past and present. For many years led Domain Andre Bellan, who in 1996 handed over the reins to his son - Jean-Claude, many years of labor in the vineyards with his father. It was then that domain began to carry his name. Jean-Claude has a reputation for a very organized person, each stage of its work is given a definite place in the schedule of the day, which means significant savings of time and energy in favor of quality. With all the passion and care he devotes himself to any stage of viticulture and winemaking each site belonging to the domain, because they are, according to Jean-Claude, "big or small, all original, different." In general, the domain has 12 hectares of vineyards of the highest class in Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune, including the sole, in addition to the famous Château Latour, owner of a site "Clos de la Vigne au Saint" in Corton Grand Cru.
Wines that are produced Domain Bellan - dozens of names, but applies to all "only one commandment not to complicate the wine to be seen in each of its origin. How is this possible? Thanks to the natural fermentation maceration for about 12 days in concrete or steel tanks, aging in oak barrels medium roasting. And there's another secret: the family owns the know-how, but it is only transmitted by word of mouth, from father to son. "