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Joseph Drouhin Vosne-Romanée les Petits Monts Premiere Cru 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

"The 2008 Petits Monts is exceptional. The bouquet is deep, reserved and nicely cool in its aromatic profile of cassis, dark berries, espresso, woodsmoke, complex minerality and a topnote of Vosne spice. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and tightly-knit, with a very tangy core of sweet black fruit, fine-grained tannins, bright acids and excellent length and grip on the very transparent finish. The Drouhins always use a fairly high percentage of stems during fermentation, and the Petits Monts still shows a touch of its youthful stemminess at this point in its evolution. Tuck it away for six or seven years and stand back when opening, as there will a fireworks display going off in the glass!...93" JG 04/10

Joseph Drouhin:
In 1880, Joseph Drouhin, who was from the Chablis region originally, chose the city of Beaune to found the business that bears his name.  Over the years and with each generation, the vineyard estate grew.  At the same time, the founder's passionate search for excellence and knowledge was handed down like a family heirloom; Maison Joseph Drouhin continues to ensure this valuable ... Read more
In 1880, Joseph Drouhin, who was from the Chablis region originally, chose the city of Beaune to found the business that bears his name.  Over the years and with each generation, the vineyard estate grew.  At the same time, the founder's passionate search for excellence and knowledge was handed down like a family heirloom; Maison Joseph Drouhin continues to ensure this valuable family heritage. Dedication to the diversity of Burgundy has always been the sole focus and vocation of Maison Joseph Drouhin, as vineyards - mostly premier and grand crus - were acquired in all major areas.   Out of firm conviction, Drouhin has adopted a biological and biodynamic approach to viticulture.  Listening to nature: from vine to glass, at every step in the elaboration of the wine, a profound respect and deference to nature prevails. From its very beginning, Maison Joseph Drouhin has aimed for an ideal of perfection and elegance.  The style of Joseph Drouhin combines balance, harmony and character, providing infinite pleasure.   Thanks to its open-minded world view, Joseph Drouhin introduces the best of Burgundy to all continents.  Its active presence in many countries is the surest proof of its desire to get acquainted and understand other cultures and styles of living. Read less

"The 2008 Petits Monts is exceptional. The bouquet is deep, reserved and nicely cool in its aromatic profile of cassis, dark berries, espresso, woodsmoke, complex minerality and a topnote of Vosne spice. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and tightly-knit, with a very tangy core of sweet black fruit, fine-grained tannins, bright acids and excellent length and grip on the very transparent finish. The Drouhins always use a fairly high percentage of stems during fermentation, and the Petits Monts still shows a touch of its youthful stemminess at this point in its evolution. Tuck it away for six or seven years and stand back when opening, as there will a fireworks display going off in the glass!...93" JG 04/10

Dietary Information: Organic

Closure: Cork


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