2012 Champs Perdrix Domaine Huguenot
|Sub-district||Côte de Nuits|
On comblanchien, a hard limestone which is almost marble (and which is quarried as such, at Comblanchien, just south of Nuits). It is actually the 'youngest' stone of the region. There is a classic hard stone firmness here, but opulence too, directed and fine. L&S (Dec 2013)
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The Huguenots can trace their history in Marsannay and working in the vines back to 1789. Currently the domaine is run by Philippe. His father Jean-Louis expanded the domaine from five to twenty-two hectares (twelve in Marsannay, six in Fixin, and four in Gevrey) before handing over the reins. Philippe has taken the bold step of taking all twenty-two hectares into organic production (the conversion was completed in 2010).
Rating: 91 Tim Atkin MW, www.timatkin.com (Jan 2014)
Savoury spice, fine tannins, soft red fruit. Tender and drinkable, and fairly simple. 2014-2022 Rating: 16.5 Richard Hemming - www.JancisRobinson.com (Jan 2014)
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