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  • Country ranking ?

    931
  • Producer ranking ?

    41
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

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The Story

The ‘first lady’ of the de Vogüé portfolio is the premier cru Les Amoureuses — or, the lovers. Ploughed by horses because of the stony topsoil, the parcel is a tiny 0.56 hectare holding and so a mere 160 cases vintage leave the domaine. Millet sees the wines as Musigny’s little sister, refined but never frivolous and a tasting of his stellar 1999 vintage reveals a bouquet of redcurrant and loganberry against a back-drop of sous-bois and mushro...

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Vintage 1997

1997 VINTAGE in Burgundy

The exciting Burgundy vintage in 1997 is regarded as having produced some of the most charming wines in living memory. The whites are notable for their richness and balance. Full, elegant and well bred, they are for great short to medium term drinking pleasure. The reds have fine intense colour, with well-ripened berry fruits on the nose, and smooth, fleshy flavours in the mouth. They are already very agreeable to d...

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Ruby, garnet rim. Scented, red berries, minerals, nuanced and elegant nose, layered, pure, complex and refined. Floral and an almost Mouton Rothschild like exoticness. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, slightly drying texture mid palate, ever so slightly oaky still, surprisingly youthful fruit, can be kept to polish it off a bit more. Long. 94

 

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Beaune, Burgundy

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