Red Wine France
Domaine Lecheneaut Morey St Denis Clos de la Roche Grand Cru
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This wine is a true showstopper! Domaine Lecheneaut Morey St Denis Clos de la Roche Grand Cru is a luxurious, full-bodied red that tantalizes the senses with its intense aromas of dark fruit and spice. Its velvety texture and generous tannins make it a favorite among connoisseurs. Rich and complex flavors of blackberry, raspberry, and plum linger on the palate. Its long finish guarantees a sophisticated drinking experience that will leave you wanting more!
A Little Trivia
The winery, Domaine Lecheneaut, is run by a husband and wife team who have been happily married for over 25 years. They are so in love that they have been known to dance together in the vineyard during harvest season!
History of This Wine
Domaine Lecheneaut is a family-run winery located in the village of Morey St Denis in Burgundy, France. It was founded in 1891 by Louis Lecheneaut and has been passed down through five generations of the family. The domaine produces several wines from the Grand Cru vineyard Clos de la Roche, including a red and white wine.
The Clos de la Roche Grand Cru vineyard is one of the oldest in Burgundy, with vines dating back to at least 1650. The vineyard was classified as a Grand Cru in 1936 and is now considered one of the best sites for Pinot Noir production in Burgundy.
Notable vintage years for Domaine Lecheneaut's Clos de la Roche Grand Cru include 1999, 2005, 2009, 2010, and 2015. These vintages have all been highly acclaimed by critics and are considered some of the best examples of this wine produced by Domaine Lecheneaut.
What To Serve With This Wine?
This full-bodied Burgundy pairs well with dishes that have a rich, savory flavor. Roasted meats such as beef, duck, and lamb are excellent accompaniments for this wine. Other great options include gamey dishes like venison, wild boar, and rabbit. Hearty stews and slow-cooked casseroles are also ideal pairings. For vegetarians, try mushroom risotto or roasted root vegetables. This wine is also great with aged cheeses such as Comté or Gruyère.