Wine Frederic Magnien, Chambolle-Musigny AOC "Vieilles Vignes", 2012
Pinot Noir: 100%
Vintages and volumes
Wine beautiful cherry color.
Velvety taste of wine, fresh, with hints of gooseberry and spices, with excellent balance, good structure and a long finish.
The wine has a delicate aroma with hints of red berries and licorice.
Wine is perfect for meat dishes, meats, pates and cheeses.
Chambolle-Musigny - a tiny commune in the Côte de Nuits, which has a rich history and a widespread reputation terroir, give rise to high-quality wines. The soil in the vineyard has a very changeable composition, but is ideal for vine. Therefore wine commune has a powerful, elegant and fragrant, well-balanced and rich. One of these wines - Chambolle-Musigny "Vieilles Vignes", created from Pinot Noir from old vines.
Frederick Magnin - representative of the 5th generation family wine Magnien. All his spare time helping his father Frederick in the vineyard and in the cellar. After high school, he graduated from the wine school and to improve their knowledge and gain experience, in 1986 went to other wine estates of France. In 1992, Frederick went abroad and spent 4 months in California and 6 months in Australia, where winemakers have to adopt the experience of other countries. Returning home in 1993, Frederick went to the University of Dijon, where he received a degree in winemaking. In September 1995, he took one of the most important decisions in life - has created a wine house under his own name, the purpose of which was the production of high quality wines, representing famous terroirs of Burgundy. Frederick selects the best sites, mostly - with vines over 40 years, and buys grapes of very high quality in the degree of optimum maturity. With a few simple principles (control yields, maturity of the grapes, slow malolactic fermentation) Frederick creates a juicy, full, charming and delicious wines, which occupy a worthy place in the market. Also, Frederic works closely with growers of Burgundy and gives advice on improving the quality of the crop.
Wine House Frederic Magnien began with 21 barrels and five wines, and by 2011 production reached 1,000 barrels and up to 45 different cuvees, each of which offers a well defined terroir.