Les Bertins Red
Domaine Henri Delagrange - Pommard 1er Cru
Red,Pommard 1er Cru
100% Pinot Noir
history
Based in Volnay, the Delagrange Family owns 32 acres of vineyard located amongst the best terroirs of the Côtes de Beaune. The business is run by Didier Delagrange, vinegrower and winemaker who produces high quality Burgundy wines (Bourgogne, Hautes Côtes de Beaune, Volnay, Pommard, Meursault) that are vinified and bottled at the Estate.The Domaine’s policy can be summarised in five points: • Careful, rigorous care of the vines as this is the start • Pick perfectly healthy grapes at the right moment. • Understand each vintage to preserve the natural balance of the wine. • Maintain the traditional character of the wine by intervening as little as possible during vinification • Preserve the body, the fruitiness and the aromatic purity of the wine during vinification to extract the
best from the noble Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grape varieties. •Didier DELAGRANGE aims to produce wines that are fleshy, round, rich in fruit and bursting with finesse and elegance
Vineyard
Les Bertins 1er Cru is a red wine from the best vine in Pommard. It is a rare wine, partly because it's a small area under vine and partly because the quality of the soil in the middle hillside on the Volnay edge. Scree and marl. The vine exposure is east to south-east. Vines : 45.29 a - 45 years old - Yield : 45 hl/ha.
Winemaking
Manual Harvesting . 100 % destemming. Fermentation for 18 days in open tank, with controlled temperature. Occasionnal punching down./nAgeing : 15 months including 12 months in barrel.
Tasting notes
The wine is deep red, dark purple ruby, very full, combining power, balance, roundness and charm. In its youth, the nose offers small black fruits (blackberry, bilberry). As it matures, it takes on aromas of truffled earth, chocolate, hot leather mixed with the scent of flowers. A rich wine.
Food pairing
It is splendid with a salmis, hare à la Royale, young boar with grand veneur sauce and rib-eye steak. Serve at 57° - 61 ° F.
Aging potential
3 to 15 years.
Grape varieties
100% Pinot Noir
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