En Genêt Red
Domaine Arnoux Père & Fils - Beaune 1er Cru
Red,Beaune 1er Cru
100% Pinot Noir
history
Located in the heart of the village of Chorey-lès-Beaune in Côte-d'Or, the Domaine Arnoux Père et Fils carries on from generation to generation the art of the vine and the wine. A long family history, René, the grandfather, then two of his five children, Michel and Rémi, expanded the estate and developed bottling. Pascal, the grandson, joined them in 1990. Since 2008, he and his wife Caroline have been at the head of the farm. Pascal Arnoux combines traditional know-how and new technologies to protect the vineyard and offer high quality wines.Today, the Domaine strectches over 20 ha spread over the communes of Chorey-lès-Beaune, Savigny-lès-Beaune, Aloxe-Corton, Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses and Echevronne. Climates enjoying rich soils and favorable to the production of excellent wines of varied appellations: regional, villages, Premiers Crus and Grand Cru. All wines are harvested, matured and bottled on the estate.
Tasting notes
Dark color and opaque robe; its smoky nose introduces red and black fruits. It charms the palate with complex aromas and smooth tannins. It evolves with time, revealing a solid and absolutely convincing structure. Rich and mature, representative by its smart sides and also its good length dominated by red fruits.
Food pairing
A previous uncorking is recommended, about 1 or 2 hours before the service, to improve the volume and the pureness of the aromas (59-61°F). It offers a wide range of flavors and can be served with fine and light meat but also the majority of cheeses.
Aging potential
Appreciated when it is young. Great capacity of ageing, at its high about 10 years.
Grape varieties
100% Pinot Noir
Vineyard
Situated North of the capital of Burgundy wines (just beside Clos du Roi). This plot is planted on limestone soil, brown, mixed with clay and sand.Vines : 2.49 acres -35 years old.
Winemaking
The Pinot grapes are destemmed then lightly crushed before vatting. Fermentation during 3 to 4 weeks with controlled temperatures. Ageing in oak barrels during 12 months then bottling.
Press
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
201893 Wine Enthusiast
201892 Wine Spectator
Previous rating
201794 Wine Enthusiast
201692 Wine Spectator
201594 Wine Enthusiast
93
2018
The crunchy, fragrant freshness of ripe red cherry immediately sets the scene for this wine. Fruit on the taut, slightly concentrated palate is vibrant with aromatic freshness while fine tannins provide delicious crunch. Vivacious brightness reveals a good structure and lovely purity of fruit, turning this into a most elegant wine.
Anne Krebiehl MW Wine Enthusiast
Terrisson Wines
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