Wine Joseph Drouhin, Gevrey-Chambertin 2006
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Wine beautiful bright ruby color.
Wine harmoniously balanced taste with rounded tannins. Long aftertaste.
Wine has a rich fruity aroma, with hints of wild blackberry, black cherry and licorice. At maturity, the wine becomes more complex aromas of spice, leather and nutmeg.
«Gevrey-Chambertin» can be submitted to the venison, veal, chicken, grilled meats and mature cheeses.
70 hectares of vineyards in one of Burgundy, and 90 appellasonov century history in the hands of four generations of one family - that's what the Maison Joseph Drouhin. This house remains today both traditional and young and went out already, even beyond the boundaries of Burgundy, always faithful to the principles laid down by the founder and enrich each generation.
Maurice Drouhin was one of the people who fundamentally change the principles of the Burgundian winemaking. Together with other major negociant, he participated in the establishment of the National Committee of the name controlled by origin (predecessor INAO). And one of the first to introduce in their cellars methods remontazha, pizhazha, collage, which became the most common things for the current wine, but then considered an anachronism. Robber nephew Maurice continued innovative traditionalism of his uncle. He likes to say: "We have gone from a medieval company, bottled wines as they are received, to date, but to preserve the best practices of the past." In the late 1960s, the vineyards of Burgundy demanded drastic changes. In particular, this concerned the refusal of chemical fertilizers and planting density of vines. In 1970, the year of the farm came Laurence Zhobar, sophisticated woman and a great oenologist, became law in Burgundian fashion. And since the late 1970s, began to go out wines that are recognized since the unique style of Maison Drouhin: no punch, intense, immediately endearing critics and journalists, and thoughtful, sensitive, which can tell a lot about their terroir and slowly opens on many tastings. And thus survives today, this very large and very family friendly Burgundian house.
In the village of Gevrey is a great vineyard Chambertin Grand Cru. Grapes grown here since 630 AD Then a Bertan looking at their neighbors - the monks, too, decided to go into winemaking. And he managed to do a perfect, striking in its depth of wine.