• Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue 2014 Chambolle Musigny

Good bright red. Lovely floral high tones to the aromas of red cherry, raspberry and crushed stone. Precise and light on its feet, offering excellent precision to its intense flavors of raspberry jelly, minerals and flowers. The juicy finish features suave tannins and lovely subtle persistence. 92 Points, Stephen Tanzer, Vinous March 2017.

With more than 500 years of history and the lion’s share of one of Burgundy’s most hallowed grand crus, Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé is a cornerstone of Burgundian legend and a vinous dream for modern connoisseurs.

Certainly the greatest estate in Chambolle-Musigny if not in greater Burgundy, de Vogüé for 20 generations has been steward of the village’s top terroirs. The estate owns some 80 percent of grand cru Le Musigny, and a significant portion of grand cru Bonnes-Mares. Its premier cru Chambolle-Musigny is crafted exclusively from younger-vine fruit in Musigny; 

Vineyards are cared for essentially according to organic principles, although the estate is not certified. Beneficial herbs are planted between vineyard rows to control pests; vineyards are plowed by horse; the estate makes its own organic compost.

Winemaker François Millet does not follow a set formula in making his wines, preferring vintage conditions and the fruit of the vine to dictate what’s needed. Grapes more often than not are destemmed and then fermented on indigenous yeasts in large wooden vats. Very little sulfur is added during fermentation or at bottling.

Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue 2014 Chambolle Musigny

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