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Joseph Drouhin, Pinot Noir, Vosne-Romanée, Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, France 2016

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Vineyard

Site: north of Nuits-Saint-Georges, this is one the most celebrated villages of Burgundy, producing world-famous wines such as Romanée-Conti or Richebourg.

History & tradition: the Gauls from the village of Vaona were drafted to serve in the army of Caesar for a period of 20 years. As a reward, the Emperor granted them vineyards, some of which were named "Romanée" by the following generations.

Soil: chalky marl with excellent drainage and exposure ideally suited to the Pinot Noir grape.

Tasing note by Véronique Boss-Drouhin:

"Supreme elegance! Beautiful color, with intense and bright reflections. The diversity of the aromas is striking: wild cherry, nutmeg, camphor wood, fine leather...Later on, the wine takes on a subtle aroma of truffle, producing the most varied palette. With its perfect balance between tannin and acidity, the wine has a fleshy, sturdy body. Powerful and long aftertaste. A wealth of harmonious sensations characterizes this great Burgundy".

 

 

Type: Red

Grape: Pinot Noir

Country: France

Region: Côte de Nuits