Wine Beaune 1-er Cru Greves AOC Vigne de L'Enfant Jesus 2002, 375 ml
The wine has an intense ruby color.
The wine has a rich and harmonious taste. Velvety tannins in the finish.
The wine has a scent of fruit and spice, oak-shaded slgka notes.
The wine goes well with chicken with cream sauce, game and cheeses Burgundy.
Beaune 1-er Cru Greves Vigne de L'Enfant Jesus - is an elegant complex red wine, which is made from hand-picked grapes grown in the vineyard of the family Bouchard - Vigne de l'Enfant Jesus. The vineyard covers 4 hectares appellasona Premier Cru Greve and is owned by the family Bouchard. Soils are formed by a mixture of sand, lime, gravel and clay. The shape of the bush - Guyot. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks at controlled temperature. The wine is aged in French oak barrels capacity of 228 liters, which in Burgundy called piece. The wine should be opened in 2012-2025 years.
In the 17th century vineyard Vin de L'Anfan Zhezyu was granted to the nuns of the Order of Carmelites. During the Revolution, when the general nationalization of property, this vineyard was put up for auction. In 1791 it acquired the Bouchard family, which to this day is the sole owner of this unique terroir. According to legend, during the times when the vineyard is still belonged to the nuns, one of the sisters of the Order predicted the birth of a child to come to the monastery of Anne of Austria, who was suffering from infertility. In addition, Anne gave wine from the vineyard. Later, Anna said that this magnificent wine played an important role in the birth of the child. Anna's son was none other than the "Sun King" - Louis 14, king of France. And today, on the wine label Beaune Greves Vigne de L'Enfant Jesus flaunts little king.
Winery Bouchard Pere & Fils (Bouchard Pere Fils e) was founded in 1731, thanks to the dedication and patient work of several generations of today it is one of the best in Burgundy.