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Clos de Vougeot, Grand Cru, 2021


Colour: Red
Producer: Drouhin Laroze
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Clos de Vougeot
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

Clos de Vougeot, Grand Cru, 2021

Tasting Note:

Always entirely destemmed, this has an exuberant, fruit filled nose with touches of cherry and raspberry. There’s genuine depth here, ripe fruits gripped by firmer, richer tannins than elsewhere in the range. Quite a commanding wine in the context of the vintage. Wild hedgerow fruits, a touch of cacao, and a zesty kick of orange on the finish. Powerful, but lively with it. The domaine has one hectare of vines, spread over two lieu-dits in the north-western corner of the vineyard, “Plante l’Abbé” and “Quartier de Marei Haut”, in the sector called “des Papes” – owing to the fact that the produce from this sector was traditionally reserved for the Popes of Avignon.

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