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Musigny Grand Cru

Jacques Prieur Musigny Grand Cru Bouteille
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    2006: Beautiful, very classic vintage with a heatwave in the month of July. Very great year for white wines - these are rich and opulent. Lovely vintage producing delicious red wines that are extremely enjoyables as of now.

  • Grape Variety & Plot size

    Grape variety: 100% Pinot Noir on a 0.77 hectare plot

  • Terroir

    This is one of the greatest terroirs in the Côte de Nuits. The vineyard is located on a fault overlooking the Clos Vougeot and bordering on the Combe d'Orveau. Le Musigny has south-east facing sun exposure and a unique, sunny microclimate.
    The thin, light soil has a high proportion of stones that not only guarantee good drainage, but also store heat in the daytime and release it at night.
    The grapes are always very ripe and produce a velvety nectar with lovely floral (violet) aromas and an impressively long aftertaste.

  • Vinification & Ageing

    The grapes were handpicked into small crates, then sorted and totally destemmed. The wine stayed on the skins for 20 days in temperature-controlled open oak vats. Pigeage (punching down the cap) was done twice a day during alcoholic fermentation.
    100% malolactic fermentation
    100% ageing in oak barrels
    Duration of ageing: 19 months

  • Tasting Notes

    Tasted in 2008
    COLOUR: Deep ruby-red with light purplish highlights
    BOUQUET: Elegant and very ethereal with floral (violet), spicy, and peppery aromas
    PALATE: A wine of great breeding and distinction with a delicious spicy taste
    Fresh, flavoursome, and fruity
    Refined, silky tannin with a warm, rich aftertaste

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