Terroir: Domaine Jacques Prieur owns a small 1/2 acre parcel of 1er Cru of Clos de la Fèguine which is perched on a very steep portion of the south facing hillside. This vineyard sits on a former quarry and contains a light brown silty soil made up of gravelly clay and limestone. Ideal drainage.
Vinification: Grapes are hand harvested, strictly sorted and destemmed. The must will sit on the skins for 24 hours prior to fermentation. The wine ages for 17 months of in oak barrels deep in the cellars of Domaine Jacques Prieur.
"Cherries, redcurrants, and lovely sappy oak giving some extra dimension. Fine acid, but pleasantly plump on the finish."
"Good full red. Tangy aromas of raspberry, cherry and licorice. Concentrated and intense, with a distinctly crunchy character to the raspberry and pomegranate flavors. Energetic, precise wine with considerable soil complexity and fine, ripe tannins, not to mention lovely delicacy. Very promising for this cuvee."
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