BOURGOGNE ROUGE

2019 Domaine Christophe Perrot-Minot

EN PRIMEUR

15% new barrel. Not yet racked when we tasted in October. From 55 year old vines on plots which all touch village Morey Saint Denis Vineyards. As always, this is a delight of fresh bright raspberry-inflected fruit - juicy Pinot with real lift. Drinking range: 2022 - 2025L&S (Oct 2020)

In Bond

75cl bottles (case of 6)

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An agreeably fresh nose features notes of both red and blue pinot fruit along with pretty spice and soft earth nuances. There is excellent volume and mid-palate density in the context of what is typical for the genre to the delicious flavors, all wrapped in a lingering and complex finish that exhibits only a hint of rusticity. This is a very fine Bourgogne and worth checking out. Drinking range: 2023 - Rating: 87-89 Allen Meadows, www.Burghound.com (Jan 2021)

Exhibiting inviting aromas of cherries and berries, framed by a deft touch of wood, Perrot-Minot's 2019 Bourgogne Vieilles Vignes is medium-bodied, polished and charming, with melting tannins, succulent acids and a pretty core of fruit. Rating: 87-89 William Kelley, The Wine Advocate (Jan 2021)

In barrel, unracked. Rich purple, with, unexpectedly, a lightly herbal nose. There is a rich volume of fruit of course behind this. Tasted: November 2020 3/5 stars Rating: 86-87 Jasper Morris - Inside Burgundy  (Jan 2021)

Cassis and very healthy fruit on the nose. Lots of juice and punch. A bit gassy because it has not been racked. Very pretty. GV Drinking range: 2021 - 2026 Rating: 16.5 Jancis Robinson OBE MW - www.JancisRobinson.com (Dec 2020)

The 2019 Bourgogne Vieilles Vignes is a blend of two parcels. It has a generous bouquet with red cherries and crushed strawberry fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannins, a sweet core of kirsch and orange rind mixed with a dab of spice on the finish. Drinking range: 2022 - 2026 Rating: 85-87 Neal Martin, www.vinous.com (Dec 2020)

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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