Wine Domaine Jean Grivot, Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru AOC "Les Chaumes", 2012
The color of wine - soft, ruby.
The wine has a rich, full flavor with a luxurious structure, silky tannins and a long finish, which manifested mineral shades.
The wine has a delicate, enchanting aroma with notes of blackberry, cherry and raspberry, complemented by nuances of undergrowth svezhevydelannoy skin and cloves.
To this guilt can recommend dishes from veal, venison and duck or venison. Wine perfectly complement lamb in herbs, beef stroganoff, roast at home, and as snacks are best suited cheeses.
Plot Premiers Crus "Le Chaume", an area of 6.46 hectares, is located in the southern part of the border with appellasona commune Nuits-Saint-Georges. Predominantly clay soil of the vineyard, gravel and alluvial. Domain Jean hryvnia at this vineyard owned 0.15 hectares with very old vines. For the production of wine grapes are harvested by hand, after double selection and destemming berries were cold maceration for 4-5 days and fermentation in oak barrels with daily pizhazhem and remontazhem. Wine stand 18-20 months in French barriques. Before bottling do not produce any filtration or clarification. The result is a very complex and elegant wine that judges are called to the same very favorable, based on the ratio of price and quality. Delightful Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru "Les Chaumes" has an excellent storage potential for 15-30 years.
Domain Jean hryvnia also owns Clos de Vougeot plot area of 1.87 hectares, which was acquired by Gaston hryvnia in 1919. Family hryvnia comes from the region Jura in the north-east of France, in Burgundy, they moved to the end of the 18th century and immediately engaged in winemaking. Joseph hryvnia organized wine company in a place called Vosne-Romanée, and his son Gaston took up the development of production. Gaston was also one of the first oenologist who graduated from the University of Dijon, with the time it was followed by his son Jean. Together they were able to celebrate wine hryvnia. In 1984, Jean bought another plot of Grand Cru Class in Rishenburge, and in 1987 the owner of the farm was his son Etienne.
Etienne studied winemaking and viticulture in Bonn, and the experience gained in various regions of France and California. Analyzing the obtained knowledge, Etienne hryvnia concluded that the quality wines of the estate can be raised to a new level - now focuses on the balance of the soil, harvest dates, temperatures during fermentation, aging in oak - everything that can provide a richness and fullness of flavor, long storage capacity and convey the uniqueness of the terroir of Burgundy.