2017 La Rue de Vergy Domaine Christophe Perrot-Minot


After the Bourgogne, there is a sweeter hit up front and lighter feel. More sleek. More uplifting. Fruit is delicate and has good pep to the red berry middle. Some weight builds some breadth, but this is elegant and precise - with a well ripened middle. Balanced well-concentrated - but good lines. Drinking range: 2021 - 2026L&S(Nov 2018)

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The 2017 Morey-Saint-Denis en la Rue de Vergy has an attractive earthy bouquet of mainly red fruit and touches of sous-bois. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins and supple in the mouth. Not overly complex, but with an appealing sense of rondeur on the finish. Fine. Drinking range: 2020 - 2030 Rating: 89 Neal Martin, 2020)

An exuberantly fresh nose combines notes of various red berries, earth and soft floral nuances. There is both energy and refinement to the overtly mineral-inflected flavors thanks to the relatively fine-grained tannins shaping the refreshing finish that is wrapped around a core of bright acidity. Lovely. Drinking range: 2024 - Rating: 89-91 Allen Meadows, 2019)

Nicely behaved and very fresh. Hint of tomato leaf and very satisfying. Long. May deserve an even higher score. Drinking range: 2020 - 2027 Rating: 16.5 Jancis Robinson OBE MW - 2019)

The 2017 Morey-Saint-Denis en la Rue de Vergy has a perfumed, floral bouquet of red cherries, orange zest and fig-like scents. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, smooth, silky texture and commendable purity on the charming finish, which perhaps just lacks a little substance. Hopefully it will gain some weight by the time of bottling. Drinking range: 2019 - 2025 Rating: 87-89 Neal Martin, 2019)

This has such pretty fruit, red berry fruit and plenty of energy. Cool minerality runs in a fine line through the palate. It is delicate with light tannins and purity. A wine I like a lot. Rating: 16.35 Sarah Marsh MW, The Burgundy Briefing(Dec 2018)

Christophe Perrot-Minot is now the fourth generation of his family producing wine on the estate after his great grandfather Amédée Merme devoted himself to the management and production of wine over 130 years ago. The estate has gone from strength to strength – always keeping the highest standards. Integrated viticulture has been practiced for many years now which has been adapted especially for the terroir. No herbicide or chemical fertilizer is used, instead, Christophe prefers to “stand back and listen to this terroir, only intervening when necessary or when the weather requires it, never systematically.” Visit Website


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