Domaine Taupenot-Merme

Chambolle-Musigny

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R 1,121

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750 ml (Standard)


Cultivar:

100% Pinot Noir

Country:

France

Rating:

90 Points - Robert Parker

Specifications:

13.50% alc vol Sugar g/l: N/A
Type: Red Wine Cellaring Potential: 10 yrs
Origin: Burgundy Appellation: Chambolle-Musigny

Tasting Notes:

"The 2016 Chambolle-Musigny Village has a tight-knit bouquet, earthier than the Auxey-Duresses with a touch of damp woodland complementing the sultry black fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, bright red berry fruit laced with sea salt, leading to quite a precise and sappy finish that has more joie-de-vivre than the aromatics. Given the challenging growing season, this is a great success." WA

Dark Cherry
Dark Cherry

Raspberry
Raspberry

Earthiness
Earthiness

Sea Salt
Sea Salt

Located in the village of Morey St Denis, Domaine Taupenot-Merme is now run by the 7th generation, Romain and Virginie Taupenot. The Domaine is spread quite widely throughout the Cote, boasting 13 hectares of vines over 20 appellations, striking a good balance between Grand Cru, Premiers Cru and Village wines. The wines produced by Taupenot-Merme in 2015 outperformed most of their peers at all quality levels.

All grapes are destemmed before spending 7 days in a cold soak with minimal pumpovers. Fermentation occurs naturally with indigenous yeasts before the grapes are pressed.

Ageing is between 12 to 14 months on fine lees and no racking, with Grand Cru wines seeing 40% new oak.

Food pairing

Meats and poultry in light sauces.

Charcuterie Hard Cheese Poultry Pork
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