Joseph Drouhin, Cote de Beaune rouge, AOC, 2016, Bourgogne rouge
|Article:||2016 Côte de Beaune Rouge AOC Joseph Drouhin|
|Classification:||Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée|
|Grape variety:||Pinot Noir|
|Description:||Lovely crimson red, fine tasty smell of wild cherry, strawberries and red currants, a little tobacco and spices, smoke and bacon, at the palate replete fruit fullness, fine tannins, good structure, balanced and long.|
|Drinking temperature:||15 °C - It is recommended to decant the wine.|
|Drink recommendation:||To dried ham, poultry, noodle dishes and full-bodied cheese.|
The wine matured to 100% in 228 l of oak barrels.
Cultivable area Burgundy
The Burgundy is one of the most thrilling wine-growing regions of the world. The conducting types of vine are Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with which some of the best wines of the world are produced in the Burgundy. Altogether, the region extends from Chablis in the north to after Beaujolais in the south. The place Mâcon, 60 km north of Lyon having been a great Terroir in the south of Burgundy nearby Pouilly-Fuissé. The size of this region makes a considerable liberty possible at the choice of wines with different qualities. Clay soils and chalk from the Jura-era are very favourable for the cultivation of the Chardonnay grape.
Region Côte de Beaune
The area south of Beaune is the native country of great white Burgundians. The red wines dominate, however, in the more southern municipalities like Chassagne-Montrachet and Santenay again.
Type of vine
The noble type of vine Pinot Noir which produces powerful and nevertheless dainty wines is resident in the Burgundy and the Champagne. Pinot Noir is blended rarely outside the Champagne. Pinot Noir celebrates successes in other regions meanwhile, too.
Very different soil, predominantly however clayey marl on a limestone base.
Producer Joseph Drouhin
In 1880 Joseph Drouhin being from the north of Burgundy (Chablis) founds about 140 kilometres southern of his native town in Beaune that house which still bears his name today. Stamped and appointed by the Burgundian wine-growing, he and as well as to this day four generations of descendants enlarged the vineyards of the Domaine Drouhin on a stately representative size, so that they are able to unite a variety of the well sounding Appellations and Crus of the Burgundy under the name Drouhin. The family Drouhin is also proud owner of vineyards managed closely to nature in the Chablis since 1968 so for over 40 years. A historical mill stands here from the 18th century: The Moulin de Vaudon after which the Chablis wines are led under the brand name Drouhin-Vaudon since the year 2008. The special priority of the legendary wines of Joseph Drouhin lies in the expression of the terroir and character of the year.
|Country of origin:||France|
|Company:||Maison Joseph Drouhin|
|Address:||7 rue d'Enfer 21200 Beaune - France|