Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Vougeot #2

Vougeot 1er Cru "Le Clos Blanc de Vougeot" Monopole
by boissetfamilyestates.com
... This golden triangle, surrounded on all sides by great reds,
first offered its pure, golden sacrament to its
spiritual fathers,
the first monks of Cîteaux, in 1110.
Known as “The White Vineyard”, it is
like a diamond set in the centre of rubies. ...

... Le Domaine de la Vougeraie ... (EN)
by boissetfamilyestates.com
... was founded in 1999, uniting under a single signature
the 91 acres of vineyards owned by the Boisset family ...

Quince ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... The modern name originated in the 14th century
as a plural of quoyn, via Old French cooin from Latin
cotoneum malum / cydonium malum, ultimately from
Greek κυδώνιον μήλον, kydonion melon "Kydonian apple"...

Domaine François Lamarche - Vosne-Romanée (EN)
by domaine-lamarche.com
... Since 1797, on the prestigious terroirs of Vosne-Romanée
and Vougeot, our vineyards have offered the Estate
their precious fruit. From these terroirs, we produce
fourteen different wines, including la Grande Rue,
a monopole of the Estate, one of the rare grands crus
of Vosne-Romanée

... Domaine Bertagna Vougeot Clos de la Perriere ...
... From a vineyard wedged between the Grand Crus Musigny
and Clos Vougeot, this young, densely colored, fleshy wine
shows floral and truffle notes ...

... wall of Musigny Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé
and a portion of the wall Clos de Vougeot ...

... harvest time, early september ...

Musigny Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé
by burgundy-report.com
.... Today it is the 20th generation of the family
that head the domaine; Claire de Causans and
Marie de Ladoucette, the granddaughters of
the late Comte Georges de Vogüé (1898-1987) ...