2013 Domaine Thierry Mortet
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Pretty nose even if not quite as finished as the Gevreys, but the palate confirms a silky, high-toned floral and red fruit character. Sweetness on the mid-palate seems to gain toward the finish, and there's good weight to this too. Drinking range: 2018 - 2026 L&S (Nov 2014)
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Domaine Thierry Mortet
Thierry continues to be praised in the French press without ever quite seeming to crack the influential American journalists. It may be simply because he is a bit short of fancy appellations - one little cuvée of Grand Cru would no doubt do his reputation a lot of good - but might also put his prices up, and these remain very modest. Three or four days of cold maceration are followed by two weeks of fermentation, with just a touch of cooling to keep the temperature around 31-33C (below 35, at least), then into barrel, all second use or older for the Bourgogne, with 30% new wood on the Gevrey, and 50% on the Clos Prieur. Certified organic and in biodynamic conversion.
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