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The 1986 Mugnier Musigny Vieilles Vignes was extraordinary, especially given the context of the vintage, and it was a perfect example of a wine needing time to be fully and properly evaluated. The nose was amazing and the nose of the night for sure, as it was both youthful and mature . heaven scent, if you will. There were intense aromas of rose, vitamin and mineral. The wine was hot, hot, hot . as in sexy and not alcohol! The palate was meaty and rich with loads of iron and iodine, leather, earth and spice. The wine was incredibly youthful still with long acids and .cinnamon. according to Bob. Allen called it .high-toned with clove. and .none of the harshness. of the 1986 vintage.. He also explained that Freddie himself confided that he lucked out when he made this wine, as he was still learning the ropes

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 John Kapon / CEO / Ackerr Merrall & Condit, Pro (United States)  tasted  Musigny V.V. 1986  ( Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier )

The 1986 Mugnier Musigny Vieilles Vignes was extraordinary, especially given the context of the vintage, and it was a perfect example of a wine needing time to be fully and properly evaluated. The nose was amazing and the nose of the night for sure, as it was both youthful and mature . heaven scent, if you will. There were intense aromas of rose, vitamin and mineral. The wine was hot, hot, hot . as in sexy and not alcohol! The palate was meaty and rich with loads of iron and iodine, leather, earth and spice. The wine was incredibly youthful still with long acids and .cinnamon. according to Bob. Allen called it .high-toned with clove. and .none of the harshness. of the 1986 vintage.. He also explained that Freddie himself confided that he lucked out when he made this wine, as he was still learning the ropes

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