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  • Country ranking ?

    365
  • Producer ranking ?

    4
  • Decanting time

    4h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

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Vintage 2008

 An indifferent spring caused uneven flowering and mildew risk. At the end of June the weather changed for the better, continuing into July. Apart from local hail in the Côte de Beaune at the end of July, the summer began well. August arrived fairly cold and variable, but fortunately the last week of the month brought fine, warm weather. The lead-up to harvest saw sunny skies, apart from two days of rain in mid-September. A challenging vintage.

From day one the red wines have had a rich, pure fruit character with fine, silky tannins. The whites offer a good balance between ripe fruit and vibrant acidity. A vintage not to be overlooked because the wines deliver potential and pleasure.  

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(tasted at the end of its malo) Bright ruby-red color. Black fruits, minerals and a meaty nuance on the classic Chambertin nose. Penetrating and powerful but less silky and more imploded than most of the Dujac 2008s, but already showing terrific lift. The vinification with 80% whole clusters has give this wine a medicinal, peppery element that only adds to the impression of tightly coiled energy. Finishes extremely primary and long, with a firm tannic spine to support a long and glorious evolution in bottle. 94-97

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Origin

Morey-Saint-Denis, Burgundy

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