Saint AmourJoseph DrouhinJoseph Drouhin
- Production region Côte de Nuits
- Color Red
- Classification Communale
- Vintage 2001
Site: at the northenmost limit of the Beaujolais appellation; one of the most reputed Crus of Beaujolais.
History & tradition: a charming tradition makes it the perfect wine for Valentine's Day!
Soil: pink granite on a steep slope.
Density: 9 000 vines/ha, to check the strength of the varietal.
Pruning: Gobelet method (Goblet pruning), very short, to control yield.
Harvesting: by hand.
Method: traditional for Beaujolais; semi-carbonic maceration, full bunches of grapes.
Maceration: 4 to 10 days.
Ageing: stainless steel vat.
"Easily recognizable for its beautiful purple colour and typical aromas of violet and musk. Ample and round on the palate. Long aftertaste, with intense fruit".
The wines show a nice deep colour as well as a solid tannic structure . The bouquet is also intense with notes of ripe red fruits. It is a great vintage.
Temperature: 15°C (57°F).
Cellaring: 2 to 6 years.
Address:Maison Denis Perret
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