PINOT NOIR FROM 50 YEAR OLD VINES…..SENSATIONAL 2014 MARSANNAY RED BURGUNDY NOW IN STOCK AT L.A. WINE CO. AT A GREAT PRICE OF $27.95!!
"A fusion of cherry and chalk elements describes this taut red. Pure, vibrant and supple, with an underlying firmness. Best from 2019 through 2029. 208 cases imported. -B.S." (WS)
Régis Bouvier in Marsannay achieves a rare hat trick in Burgundy, the mastering of all three colors–red, white and rosé, through reasonable yields and high quality terroirs. Bouvier makes the best Burgundian rosé that we have ever tasted, his whites are delicious, with their own particular character completely unlike other Chardonnays from Burgundy, and his reds are his crowning achievement, managing to be wild and exciting while refined and elegant at the same time.
Bouvier’s vineyards in Marsannay are premier-cru quality (some may even get classified) and his lieu-dit Bourgogne Rouge En Montre Cul vineyard is of a quality well above most (cultivated on a steep slope, not flatland Bourgogne). And don’t miss his Morey-St-Denis En la Rue de Vergy a superb vineyard right above the Grand Cru Clos de Tart. This domaine represents terrific value for a number of reasons–a lesser-known appellation combined with quality vineyard holdings and a conscientious and talented wine grower. We consider this one of our most prized finds of the last 5 years.
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