20% Murgers, 20% Cras and 60% Richemone - all of which are 1er Crus on the northern, Vosne side of the appellation. Lots of weight and richness, a mouthfilling dark fruit richness with fine tannins giving textural density - just a twist of tightening tannin on the finish to let you know it's Nuits Saint Georges, but otherwise very Vosne in shape. Drinking range: 2024 - 2034L&S (Oct 2020)
75cl bottles (case of 6)Sold Out
* This is a pre-shipment/primeur offer. All orders are accepted under the TERMS of this offer which differ from the terms of the rest of the site.
(this cuvée is composed from 20% Les Murgers, 20% Aux Cras and 60% Richemone). A cool, pure and elegant nose exhibits aromas of black cherry, poached plum and a variety of spice elements that are trimmed in wisps of wood and warm earth. The sleek, intense and very punchy medium weight flavors flash evident minerality on the focused and solidly powerful finish that is also shaped by firm by fine-grained tannins. This is robust and serious but not rustic and should age accordingly. Worth checking out. Drinking range: 2029 - Rating: 91-93 Allen Meadows, www.Burghound.com (Jan 2021)
The most reserved of Perrot-Minot's communal appellations is the 2019 Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Murgers des Cras, a blend of declassified premiers crus. Unwinding in the glass with notions of cassis, orange rind, peonies and smoky berry fruit, it's medium to full-bodied, concentrated and tightly wound, with lively acids and powdery tannins. Rating: 90 - 92+ William Kelley, The Wine Advocate (Jan 2021)
The blend is made up of 20% each of Aux Murgers and Aux Cras with the balance coming from the non-centenarian vines in La Richemone. Rich, dense purple, the nose is exceptionally intense, the faintest thread of what might be volatility, but is actually the whole bunches speaking. Nicely on the cusp of red and black fruit, tending towards the latter, with a crisp punchy crystalline finish. This is a wonderful wine in its own right, even though it will doubtless be eclipsed when we come to taste the old vines of La Richemone on their own. Tasted: November 2020 5/5 stars Rating: 94-96 Jasper Morris - Inside Burgundy (Jan 2021)
Deep, rich, sweet and satisfying. Lots of appeal. GV? Drinking range: 2026 - 2040 Rating: 17 Jancis Robinson OBE MW - www.JancisRobinson.com (Dec 2020)
The 2019 Nuits Saint-Georges Les Murgers des Cras has an intense floral bouquet with bunches of violets almost occluding the dark cherries and boysenberry scents. Opulent, but controlled. The palate is medium-bodied with juicy ripe tannins, grainy in texture with an edgy, blood orange infused finish that lingers long in the mouth. Just some new oak to be absorbed right on the finish but that will be done by the time of bottling. Drinking range: 2023 - 2035 Rating: 90-92 Neal Martin, www.vinous.com (Dec 2020)
Domaine Christophe Perrot-Minot
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
ORDERING VIA OUR WEBSITE:
- Click on the 'ORDER' button to add cases to your Wishlist order form. The Wishlist appears in both the sidebar and header (separately from the main basket).
- You can view and edit your Wishlist at any time before submitting the order form.
- Submit your Wishlist order form with your details and please indicate any special requirements in the notes, including whether you would like the wines duty paid.
- We will respond as quickly as possible with confirmation of your order and your invoice.
Please note that certain wines are on very tight allocations and will first be offered to customers who buy across the range. If you have any queries, please email our primeurs team or speak to your usual L&S contact.
ORDERING VIA EMAIL:
Please feel free to email us your Wishlist at any time. This list can include wines listed as available on the website, as well as those marked 'To Be Advised'. We will reply as soon as possible with confirmation of what we can offer.
Wines bought en primeur are scheduled to arrive in the UK over the course of the next eighteen months. If you do not wish to take home delivery, you may wish to consider where you would like the wines shipped on arrival in the UK. Lea & Sandeman offers duty paid and in bond storage through a dedicated storage company called Elephant Storage. For more details on the terms and fees associated with storage please go to our Storage Homepage or contact our primeurs team for more information.
While helpful, we do not require a firm commitment on delivery destination to process your primeur order at this stage. Our team will be in contact with you when your wines arrive in the UK to confirm the necessary delivery details.
BURGUNDY EN PRIMEUR FAQ
OFFER: All wines are offered subject to availability and final confirmation.
PRICING: All prices are quoted IN BOND ex-VAT, by the case size stated. Please double check that the desired case size does match what is being offered as wines are variously listed in threes, sixes, dozens, halves and larger formats.
DELIVERY - TIMING: This is a primeur offer so the wines are not yet physically available for delivery. They will be shipped to the UK over the next eighteen months. Generally wines are shipped to your nominated location once the whole order has landed in our London City Bond account. If you require wines to be delivered by a certain date, please advise us at the time of ordering.
DELIVERY - FEES: In bond delivery to an Elephant Storage account (for more information see 'Storage Options' opposite) is free of charge. Transfer of wines to any third party bond (i.e. not Elephant Storage) will incur an administration charge of £16.50 + VAT for all orders under £1,000. If you require wines duty paid, please indicate this in your Wishlist order form. A duty & VAT invoice will be raised once all the wines on your order are available for shipment. Once the relevant duty & VAT has been settled, we will ship the wines to your nominated address as per our normal duty paid Delivery Terms.
PAYMENT: All orders will be invoiced for immediate payment by cheque, cash, debit card or cleared funds to our account. We regret that we cannot accept credit cards for primeur orders. We reserve the right to apply a dunning charge of 2% per month on invoices unpaid after 30 days.