||"Amoureuses" in French means "lovers". Some people say you fall in love drinking this wine, others claim that the expression "a wine that has love" is used in Burgundy to describe a wine with a magnificent bouquet...Whatever the true meaning, this Premier Cru has always been rated very highly, nearly at the same level as Musigny, its famous Grand Cru neighbour.
|Plants n. x hectare
||From 10,000 to 12,500 stocks/ha
||By hand, in small open crates in order to preserve the integrity of the fruit.
||Treatment: only authorized products for biological cultivation are used: infusions and macerations of plant materials, sulfur and copper, powdered rock. Natural predators are not eliminated.
||Maceration and vinification take 2 to 3 weeks,with indigenous yeasts. Maceration and fermentation temperatures under total control.
||In barrels (20% in new oak). Joseph Drouhin insists on total control of the weathering for a period of 3 years, one of the contributing elements to the elegance of the wine.