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2006 Jacques Prieur Clos VougeotPinot Noir from France

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  • 91-93 Stephen Tanzer - Vinous Media
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91-93

"Good full ruby-red. Black cherry, cassis, minerals and mint on the pure, floral nose. Juicy, pristine and sharply focused, with a distinctly primary character to the black fruit and mineral flavors. A solidly structured, rich wine that finishes with substantial, broad, fine-grained tannins and excellent cut and mounting persistence. These grapes were 100% destemmed but not crushed; in 2005, half of the Clos Vougeot was vinified with whole clusters." 91-93 Points - Stephen Tanzer

"A completely different aromatic profile is presented as here the nose is much more earth dominated with a mix of red, black and violet notes that sit atop rich, full and notably serious medium full flavors that offer excellent volume and here too a bit of wood surfaces on the youthfully austere finish. The mouth feel is quite firm yet the tannins are relatively fine. Excellent quality." 90-93 Points - Allen Meadows (Burghound)

Product Detail

Item # 42384
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-Region Clos Vougeot
Ratings

91-93 - Stephen Tanzer - Vinous Media

Vintage 2006
Color Red
ABV 14.0%
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features Organic and Biodynamic
Taste ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry and mushroom
Nose barnyard, cherry, plum, game and tomato