Wine Domaine Yves Cuilleron, Cote-Rotie AOC Bassenon 2008
Wine of bright ruby color.
The wine has a rounded, supple, concentrated flavors.
Wine with aromas of black and red berries with light floral tones.
Wine Cote-Rotie Bassenon 2008 goes well with red meat, such as roast leg of lamb with spices (cumin, coriander, fennel seeds, thyme).
A wonderful wine Cote-Rotie Bassenon made from hand-picked grapes grown in the vineyard area of 1.5 hectares. The vineyard is located on a hill in the Cote Rotie Semons and has a southern exposure, soil - a mixture of granite and gneiss. Fermentation is carried out in open tanks with temperature control and regular remontazhem, duration - about three weeks. Malolactic fermentation takes place in barriques, uses only natural yeast. The wine is aged for 18 months in oak barrels, 50% of which - new. Storage capacity is 10 years. The name of the wine - Bassnon comes from the local river, which lies at the foot of a hill in the Cote Rotie Cote Blonde appellasona where the vineyards.
Cote Rotie has an area of 220 hectares, it is located on the banks of the Rhone and is a legend explaining its division into two parts - the "dark" and "light" slope (Côte Brune and Côte Blonde). According to legend, the local feudal lord, Signor de Mozhiron, gave the portions that were among the best of his land as a dowry for their daughters (blonde and brunette). Côte Blonde different sandy and calcareous soils, so the wines are softer and more fragrant, here is grown Syrah and Viognier. The situation is different with the Côte Brune, where the clay soil, darker, due to the presence of ferric oxide, the wine here is saturated and tannins, and a variety that best manifests itself, is Syrah.
In the town of Chavannes has a small estate belonging to the family Kyuyeron. Yves Kyuyeron accepted rule is called Domaine Yves Cuilleron (Domain Yves Kyuyeron) in 1987 and has made many technological changes in the production process, as well as increased the number of vineyards. Domain now produces 50,000 bottles appellasonov Saint-Joseph, Côte Rôtie and Kondriyё.