Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru "LES SUCHOTS" 2005 MAGNUM - Domaine de la Poulette
Vosne-Romanée, famous worldwide for its Grands Crus, also produces very good 1st Crus able to compete with larger ones. The Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru ""Les Suchots"" would be the first candidate to receive the status of Grand Cru. Located just north of the largest such ""Romanée-Saint-Vivant"" and ""Romanée Conti"", the soil is very similar and the wines have much in common. With an intense ruby color, the Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru ""Les Suchots"" offers a complex nose mixing melted woody notes with coffee, roasted hazelnuts and aromas of undergrowth. The very fresh mouth is long and persistent with aromas of cherries and mint. The Domaine de la Poulette is a very old property, belonging to a family whose presence in the wine coast is attested from the time of Louis XIV. For over six generations, it is transmitted by women, all passionate about wine, and have always been able to choose their side a valuable men to carry with them the field of the torch.
|Bottle Size||1.5 L|
|Appellation||Vosne Romanee 1er Cru|
|Main grape||Pinot Noir|
|Grapes||100% Pinot Noir|
|When to drink||2012-2025|
Doubt remains only on one issue: the 2005 vintage will it be big or resolutely exceptional 'Summer in almost zero rainfall, with maximum sunshine and cool nights, then a month globally nice and warm September' all the conditions were right to give a gorgeous vintage like the 1985, 1990 and 1999. Despite some hail here and there during the year, the sanitary quality of grapes proved impeccable. As for the volume of the harvest, they were slightly lower compared to the previous year (-3.5%). Have a nice balance between acidity and tannins, red exhibit classic but seductive aromas of red berries and promise an extraordinary material. Already very pleasant, white wines announce a bold pretty, great balance and a particularly complex aromatic palette. This bodes serene outlook, if not already power and already meet in the inaugural issue '