OENOFOROS Product Details 0144 Oenoforos Frederic Magnien Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru "Les Ruchots" 2013
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FREDERIC MAGNIEN MOREY SAINT DENIS 1ER CRU "LES RUCHOTS" 2013
Country: France, Bourgogne, Cote De Nuits
Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir
Tasting Notes
Bright, pale red. Musky aromas of redcurrant, tobacco, chalk and mint. Juicy, spicy and tight, showing modest ripeness and flesh but decent intensity. Pepper and herb nuances give the finish a dry edge.

Food & Wine Agreement

This wine will match perfectly with game or a lamb.

Of all Burgundy producers, Frédéric Magnien, with his impressive selection of historic premier cru and grand cru terroirs, offers the most complete experience for those passionate about Burgundy wines.
For those just beginning their exploration, Magnien Burgundy is the ideal gateway to truly understanding the myriad tastes that this wine region promises. Each of Magnien’s many exemplary crus brings you closer to the true meaning of terroir
Case Bottles: 6
Product Id: 0144

BOTTLE

€89,00

CASE PRICE

€534,00
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.