What is wrong with this picture? (Domaine Protheau, Burgundy)

>> Monday, 22 November 2010



barrel aging cellar domaine protheau mercurey burgundy france

-

Domaine Maurice Protheau, Château d’Etroyes, Mercurey, Burgundy, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine.

THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos.

Domaine Maurice Protheau et Fils, to give its full name, also operates under the name Château d’Etroyes. It is an old family wine estate, founded in 1720, in the Mercurey area in Côte Chalonnaise in southern Burgundy.

Domaine Protheau has some 70 hectares in total, 50 of them in the Côte Chalonnaise. Their main holdings are in the appellations of Mercurey and Rully. They follow what is called culture raisonnée (sometimes translated to sustainable agriculture) with minimal chemical spraying. They are progressively returning to mechanical ploughing of the soils to aerate it and to encourage root growth.

The red wines are made from pinot noir grapes and the whites from chardonnay. In the early 2000s the Domaine Protheau changed the vinification methods from a traditional tannic style to a more modern fruit oriented style. The wines are vinified in stainless steel tanks in the wine cellar. Some of the cuvees are then aged in wood in the barrel cellar.

The Domaine Protheau / Chateau d’Etroyes makes a wide range of wines: regional red and white Bourgogne, Bourgogne Aligoté and even a sparkling crémant, as well as a series of “village” Burgundies from Rully and Mercurey. They also have red and white premier crus.

http://www.domaine-protheau-mercurey.fr/

All images © copyright Per Karlsson, BKWine. Images may not be used without our permission.


Bourgogne Mercurey Domaine Protheau - stock photo samples - Images by Per Karlsson

If you want to see more photos on this: follow the link above.

- TIP 1: You can 'grab' this slide show and embed it on your site. Click the 'share' button.

- TIP 2: Click the 'full screen' button if you want to see the images in larger size.

3 comments:

Robert McIntosh Monday, November 22, 2010 10:43:00 am  

Strange way of storing barrels. Maybe they like an oxidative style?

Per and Britt, BKWine Monday, November 22, 2010 10:57:00 am  

Maybe they like to put things on their heads? (Actually, I think they were empty - temporary storage)

postzoom Monday, November 22, 2010 9:45:00 pm  

We are looking for great blogs and we would love it if you registered yours with us.

PostZoom is a directory of the best blog posts which helps readers find great blog posts and our goal is to help blog owners drive more traffic to their blog.

If you are interested in joining, please check us out!

Thanks,
Eric Castelli
PostZoom

Post a Comment

Related Posts with Thumbnails

ooo

  © Blogger template Webnolia by Ourblogtemplates.com 2009

Back to TOP