OENOFOROS Product Details 0043 Oenoforos Domaine Bruno Clavelier Bourgogne Rouge Les Champs d'Argent 2017
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DOMAINE BRUNO CLAVELIER BOURGOGNE ROUGE LES CHAMPS D'ARGENT 2017
Country: France, Bourgogne 
Grape Varieties: 100% Pinot Noir
Food Pairing: Chicken and Turkey

The red burgundy comes from a small vine (20 ares) over 60 years old located on heavier clay-loam soil in the lower part of the commune of Vosne-Romanée on the border with that of Nuits-Saint-Georges. The plot is grassed to promote deep rooting. The fruit is always delicious and the tannins require one or two years to keep to round off.
Case Bottles: 12
Product Id: 0043

BOTTLE

€37,00

CASE PRICE

€444,00
Available Stock: 17 items
For orders €100,00 or more we deliver free to your place (within city limits)
The Grape
Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir is probably the most frustrating, and at times infuriating, wine grape in the world. However when it is successful, it can produce some of the most sublime wines known to man. This thin-skinned grape which grows in small, tight bunches performs well on well-drained, deepish limestone based subsoils as are found on Burgundy`s Côte d`Or.

Pinot Noir is more susceptible than other varieties to over cropping - concentration and varietal character disappear rapidly if yields are excessive and yields as little as 25hl/ha are the norm for some climates of the Côte d`Or.

Because of the thinness of the skins, Pinot Noir wines are lighter in colour, body and tannins. However the best wines have grip, complexity and an intensity of fruit seldom found in wine from other grapes. Young Pinot Noir can smell almost sweet, redolent with freshly crushed raspberries, cherries and redcurrants. When mature, the best wines develop a sensuous, silky mouth feel with the fruit flavours deepening and gamey "sous-bois" nuances emerging.

The best examples are still found in Burgundy, although Pinot Noir`s key role in Champagne should not be forgotten. It is grown throughout the world with notable success in the Carneros and Russian River Valley districts of California, and the Martinborough and Central Otago regions of New Zealand.