VOSNE ROMANÉE 1ER CRU – LES BEAUX MONTS

Domaine Bertagna

APPELLATION

Vosne Romanée

GRAPE VARIETIES

100% Pinot Noir

WINEMAKERS

Eva Reh

TECHNICAL DATA

Alcohol
14.3%

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Wine Enthusiast
NOVEMBER 2017
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BACKGROUND

The historic Domaine Bertagna once belonged to the Cistercian monks, famous for founding the Clos de Vougeot in the 13th century. The estate’s cellars and vineyards are located in the heart of the village nearby the Château and its ancient Chapter House. The winery has been owned by the world-renowned Reh family since 1985. It is managed by Eva Reh-Siddle. With 18 wonderfully diverse appellations across the region, 12 of which are Premier and Grand crus, Bertagna is among the top ranking Domaines in Burgundy. A desire for perfection and emphasis on quality, coupled with significant investments in technology and vineyard management, result in some of the region’s most compelling wines. Domaine Bertagna is perhaps best known for its elegant, silky red wines, but it also produces one of the world’s rarest white wines – Vougeot 1er Cru Blanc “Les Cras” from the Côtes de Nuits.

WINEMAKING & VINTAGE NOTES

Grown on a slope rich in stones with excellent drainage, covered with red mineral clay. Les Beaumonts is magnificently situated surrounding the south and west boundaries of Echezeaux Grand Cru. After strict pruning and a mid-season green harvest to control yields, the grapes are hand-picked in small boxes with hand-sorting at the vineyard and the winery to ensure only the finest grapes. Prefermentation cold maceration is followed by alcoholic fermentation at 28°C, with malolactic fermentation in barrels. Only natural yeast from the grapes is used and the wine is manually punched down and left to ferment in tanks for 21 to 28 days. The wine is aged in French oak barrels (30% new) for 15 to 18 months.

TASTING NOTES

This is a wine of rare elegance and a deep color. With fresh aromas of cherries, raspberries, and redcurrants, this wine has a fruity, floral, and mineral palate. With age, this wine has hints of cocoa. This wine goes well with beef dishes, pork chops, roasted asparagus, mushrooms, grilled salmon or ahi tuna, and rosemary red potatoes.

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Domaine Bertagna Portfolio

LES DAMES HUGUETTES HAUTES CÔTES DE NUITS
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CLOS DE LA PERRIÉRE VOUGEOT 1ER CRU
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LES CRAS VOUGEOT 1ER CRU ROUGE
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BOURGOGNE HAUTES CÔTES DE NUITS BLANC
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CHAMBERTIN GRAND CRU
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LES PLANTES CHAMBOLLE MUSIGNY 1ER CRU
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LE VILLAGE CHAMBOLLE MUSIGNY
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CLOS DE VOUGEOT GRAND CRU
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CLOS SAINT DENIS GRAND CRU
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CORTON CHARLEMAGNE GRAND CRU
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LES MURGERS NUITS SAINT GEORGES 1ER CRU
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VOSNE ROMANÉE 1ER CRU – LES BEAUX MONTS
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LES CRAS VOUGEOT 1ER CRU BLANC
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LE VILLAGE BLANC VOUGEOT
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LE VILLAGE ROUGE VOUGEOT
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