Regularly, Point Wines opens its columns to the oenologists, these professionals who advise, analyze and help producers make the best wines.
within a winery, each vineyard has its own qualities. These can be related to the nature of the soil, the exposure relative to the sun, to the age of the vines, the planting density... throughout his work, the winemaker will select and separate the best possible all of these identities to vinify them separately, and thus obtain the greatest number of lots of wines. This wealth is essential, because it will condition the creativity in the act of assembling.
The assembly will thus be to grant these differences for the sake of quality, because the art lies in the association of complementarities to highlight the best expression of a place, an idea, a philosophy, a style. It operates like a magic that exalts the qualities of each. One becomes aware of the degree of freedom that is given to us. The quality of an assembly is always greater than the individual qualities that make them up.
Imagine, a room with its furniture, its trinkets, its tables and how staging can change the tranquility and beauty of the place. This is sort of an assembly, a harmonisation of the things. To illustrate this evocation, I will quote this beautiful sentence of Émile Peynaud : "The man made the wine to the image of his dream, his imagination has endowed with a spirit. Since then, the wine is beyond its creators... "
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