Wine Domaine Jean Grivot, Richebourg Grand Cru, AOC 2000
Dense ruby red color with a bright luster.
The wine has a rich, strong, complex flavor with a good length in the sky and a good potential. Noticeable in the taste notes of ripe fruit, but there is also a little bitterness.
The wine has a strong aroma of red and black berries with hints of chocolate and coffee in his youth, and with notes of violets in adulthood.
The wine goes well with meat dishes.
In 1984, Etienne hryvnia with his father bought a third of a hectare vineyard Richebourg, which is one of the best vineyards of Pinot Noir in Burgundy. Richebourg Grand Cru is located to the north of the neighboring Roman and Roman-Conti at an altitude of 260-280 m. The soils are a complex mixture of clay, sand and gravel, interspersed with limestone. The plot turns 1500 bottles per year. Cultivation based on the principle of "biological" Viticulture: absolute purity in the vineyards, no chemistry. As traditional fertilizers used, such as cake and a very expensive and rare - bird feathers, ground cow horns, bull's blood. Age pinot noir vines 70 years and updated every year, one-seventieth of vines economy. High density landing - 11,000 vines per hectare. This approach is one of the tenets of the theory Ki Akkad - famous enologist mid 80s.
For the manufacture of a wonderful wine Richebourg Grand Cru grapes are harvested by hand, then held destemming, cold maceration is carried out for 4-5 days, fermentation only natural yeast fermentation in old oak barrels for 14-18 days at regular remontazhe. Extract in French barriques lasts 18-20 months. Before bottling is not carried out any clarification or filtration. Richebourg Grand Cru wine combines power, energy, spice oriental fragrances, but the tenderness and softness peculiar only terroirs Won-Romanee.