2015 Domaine Thierry Mortet
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Not yet fully formed on the nose, but the palate is rich and full. Powerful, with intensity and length, there's quite a lot of tannin, but the fruit rides it effortlessly. Nicely crisp and dry and with a finish that is full of juice. Drinking range: 2019 - L&S (Nov 2016)
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Rating: 17 Matthew Jukes www.matthewjukes.com(Feb 2017)
Rich, baked fruit aromas. Not heavy on the palate, but the fruit is focused and tight-knit. Typically Gevrey tightness. Drinking range: 2018 - 2026 Rating: 16.5 Richard Hemming MW - www.JancisRobinson.com(Jan 2017)
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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