Wine Robert Ampeau et Fils, Blagny Premier Cru La Piece sous le bois AOC, 1976
Wine bright cherry color.
Superbly balanced wine with refreshing acidity and well integrated tannins demonstrates rich fruity flavor with bright accents of ripe cherries. Drink leaves a lasting pleasant aftertaste with light mineral intonations.
In the mature wine in the process of aeration initial notes of smoke and warm earth gradually enriched with aromas of strawberries, raspberries, red and black currant combined with hints of leather, licorice and pepper.
This wine is best enjoyed in combination with mature cheeses, small game and birds. A good pair with it can also make a dish of fried or stewed white and red meat.
Domaine Robert Ampeau et Fils was founded by the grandfather of the current owner - Michel AMAP. At the beginning of last century, he bought several plots of vineyards in Volnay and Meursault. In 1940, the company was headed by Robert AMAP - father Michel. Around this time, the family property AMAP expanded. Dowry young wife Roberta were ground in Beaune and Savigny les Beaune. Over the years of successful economic management Robert AMAP acquired new areas of vineyards in Pommaret, Puligny Montrachet, as well as in Auxey-Duresses, Blagny and Meursault. By 1985, when the owner of the domain became Michelle AMAP, the total area of vineyards owned by the family, close to 10 hectares, so it remains today. The average age of the vines is 50 years, and their yield is in the range of 25 hectoliters per hectare. Domaine Robert Ampeau et Fils relates to a small number of farms of Burgundy, who sell their wine in the period they reach optimum maturity, so in the cellars of the producer at the same time can be up to 600 thousand bottles of wine unique, representing a yield of at least 12 years of age. Products Domain rarely leaving France, as local collectors are snapping it quickly to replenish their stocks of wine. In today's Official Handbook of the wine tasting can not meet professional opinion about products Domaine Robert Ampeau et Fils, because Michelle AMAP does not allow critics to taste their wines from the barrels during their maturation. However, in the forums you can often find reviews lovers of this noble beverage, which on average are awarded wines Michel AMAP 92 points out of 100.