Wine Georges Duboeuf, Morgon "Jean Descombes", 2009
Wine of deep crimson.
The wine has a fresh, slightly tart, soft, despite some spice, quite full-bodied flavor with a firm structure and good balance. On the palate is dominated by notes of cherries, plums, strawberries, pomegranate, lollipop, peony and haze.
In a strong, bright and very complex aromas of wine there are shades of pomegranate sauce, cherries, blackberries, raspberries, fruit candies, licorice, light pepper, cheese crust nuances and minerals, primarily - graphite.
The wine goes well with dishes of lamb, turkey and venison.
French wine Morgon "Jean Descombes" from Georges Duboeuf is made from selected red grapes Gamay - old varieties in France, the first mention of which appears in the documents, dating from the XV century. Gamay is famous for the ability to grow in acidic soils and give high yields. Wine "Jean Descombes" regularly receives high marks from renowned wine experts and connoisseurs of the drink.
Jean Descombes - a famous personality in Burgundy, the man who managed to create one of the most beautiful estates in Morgon. He was a very cheerful person and was always willing to lend a helping hand. His basement was the "hot spot" in the Beaujolais region - who just has not visited it for friendly feast where the old bottles of wine, sausages and cheeses from goat's milk has always welcomed visitors. Its wines can boast a long list of prizes won at international competitions, which is sufficient proof of perfection made them wines. Jean Descombes died in 1993, and today his daughter Nicole Savoy-Descombes with enthusiasm and competence continues his father's work, staying true to its traditions.
Dyubёf George grew up in a family of winemakers, whose history can be traced to the XV century. In his youth, George, in spite of family tradition, decided to become an athlete-rounder, so he went to study and train in Paris. And yet the love of their land, the desire to make exceptional wines were stronger. In twenty years, he returned to his home in Pouilly-Fuissé, to organize your business.
The fate of George Dyubefa - a long streak of success, accompanied him in almost all endeavors. Already in the 19 years he released his first wine, a few years later became the owner of a wine boutique in Paris. He was one of the first winemakers realized a key role in the promotion of all Beaujolais wines of Burgundy. In 1957, he organized a group of 45 wine-producers, and in 1964 - the company "Les Vins Georges Duboeuf", thus expanding their business, started bottling wines from other manufacturers. Today Dyubefa cooperates with more than 20 400 wine cooperatives and producers in the region.
Scale of production and quality of wine amaze: the huge volumes of manufacture, wine Dyubefa always differ consistently excellent quality, unifying character of the terroir and modern production technology. But most importantly, George Dyubefu managed to form a bright new image of their wines are so attractive and memorable that now know about them all over the world. Release of young wine Beaujolais in the last 50 years has increased 30 times, it is exported to 200 countries. The range of wines from George Dyubefa very diverse: the company not only produces a few wines in each of the 13 Beaujolais appellations, but also works in the Rhone Valley, Macon and Languedoc. As an American journalist wrote: "If the Beaujolais and is synonymous with quality, that is, of course, George Dyubef."