Wine makers since 1765, the Domaine Rapet is based in Pernand Vergelesses. The estate is composed of 20 hectares in Pernand Vergelesses, Savigny les Beaune, Aloxe Corton, Beaune appellation from village to Grand Cru. Vincent Rapet is heading the domaine since 1990 and constructed a new winery in 2003 to be able to expand. The quality of the wines has increased during the last 2 decades and is becoming one of the top best known domaine in Cote de Beaune.
France - Burgundy - Cote de Beaune
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Intense ruby colour with bluish highlights. Strawberry, raspberry and violet nose and if you age it you will find spices notes. Well melted tannins, meaty and robust palate which give you harmony in your mouth.
From 3 year to 10 years.
Working the vines is a serious task demanding great application and therefore Vincent is very precise and careful on using minimum treatments . For white wines, grapes are placed in a press for 3 hours. After 24 hours racking at low temperature, the juice is placed in barrels to ferment (30% of new oak barrels) and then wines are bottled after at least 12 months maturing in barrels. For red wines, 15 days fernentation process after pressing. Aging is done in oak barrels (20% new). Red wines are made to be rich fruity wines with a blend of tannins and typical of well ripned grapes.
Should be served between 14 to 16 degrees.
With its virile but well balanced tannins, preference will be for forceful meats like veal, lamb leg, grilled prok. Cheese: Mont D'Or, Vecherin, Tomme de Savoie, reblochon.
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