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Chassagne Montrachet, Rouge, Clos St Jean, 1er Cru, 2021


Colour: Red
Producer: Paul Pillot
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Chassagne Montrachet
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

Chassagne Montrachet, Rouge, Clos St Jean, 1er Cru, 2021

5 cases
Equiv. £61.66 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Wilting roses are one element of a highly complex florality that defines the nose of Clos St Jean rouge. This has gorgeous complexity and a truly ethereal feel. Fine silk tannins propel this across the palate with perfumed notes of dried and wildflowers and wild red fruits. Somehow, there’s a sense of romance in this cuvée. Don’t miss it. Fermented with 100% whole bunches, this is a vineyard with a great reputation for making red wine, the stunning Clos has poorer soils than many of the other, more clay dominated vineyards in Chassagne such as Morgeot, and the result is wines of greater finesse.

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