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2014 Mugneret Gibourg Nuits St Georges Les Chaignots 1er CruPinot Noir from France

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  • 92 Allen Meadows - Burghound
  • 91 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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92

"Outstanding. This is the first wine to display any appreciable wood with its cooler and even spicier combination of red current, cassis and pretty violet scents. The utterly delicious and more mineral-inflected middle weight flavors possess lovely underlying tension before culminating in a refined finale that displays a discreet touch of youthful austerity. This is also very good stuff and worth considering."

91 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"Tasted blind at the Burgfest 2014 tasting, the 2014 Nuits St Georges 1er Cru les Chaignots has a vivacious, open and generous bouquet lavished with black cherries, cassis and wild strawberry fruit that is succinctly interwoven into the new oak. The palate is medium-bodied and quite sumptuous on the entry, more primal than its peers with plenty of black cherry and strawberry fruit, a fine thread of acidity and a very pure finish. It still has a long way to go, but this gutsy Nuits-Saint-Georges from Marie-Christine and Marie-Andrée at Mugneret-Gibourg has potential. Tasted September 2017."

Product Detail

Item # 96649
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-Region Nuits Ste Georges
Ratings

92 - Allen Meadows - Burghound

91 - Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2014
Color Red
ABV 13.5%
Varietal(s) Pinot Noir
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste ripe cherry, plum, strawberry, raspberry and mushroom
Nose barnyard, cherry, plum, game and tomato