Les Fournières Red
Domaine Arnoux Père & Fils - Aloxe Corton 1er cru
Red,Aloxe Corton 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
Deep ruby; its complex nose offers a great intensity of red fruits (raspberry, strawberry and cherry) when it is young then dark fruits (blackcurrant, blackberry) after few years. In the mouth, you'll find some spicy notes as pepper and nutmeg when it starts to be aged.
Food pairing
Serve at 59 - 61 ° F. Matched with red meats, grilled or in sauce, roasted poultry or washed rind cheeses.
Aging potential
This wine reaches its peak after 3 to 5 years in the cellar, until more than 10 years for the greatest vintages.
Grape varieties
100% Pinot noir
Vineyard
Small plot exposed South-East in the village of Aloxe-Corton. The plot is composed of rich soils, pebbly and chalky, giving structured and complex wines. Vines : 45 years old - 0.1 acre .
Winemaking
100% harvested by hand - Vatting time: 3/4 weeks with control of temperature and density ./nAgeing in oak barrels during 12 months then bottling.
Press
Previous rating
201189 Wine Spectator
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