Domaine de Montille Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru 'Aux Malconsorts'

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This wine is sold En Primeur. Estimated delivery Spring 2021
  •   Burgundy, France
  •   Pinot Noir
  •   2018

Tasting at de Montille is always an education as the opportunity to sample across the Cote d’Or, the domaine’s consistently top class reds and whites, gives an unrivalled perspective on the quality and style of the vintage, accompanied by Brian Sieve’s typically measured appraisal. Only marginally affected by the frosts of 2016 and 2017, the domaine has enjoyed fairly homogeneous yields across the last three vintages. Great fruit set and warmer evenings but not the relentless heat that affected some sites established the tone for the domaine’s wines, and as ever, Brian is strict about picking based on the acidity profile of the grapes, which has ensured balanced wines with the correct pH and alcohol levels under 13.3%. Elegance, focus and energy epitomise the domaine’s wines and they were a pleasure to taste as always.

(NB - We spent even longer at the domaine this year as Etienne and Brian had agreed to complete the élevage of the barrels of Hospice de Beaune 2019 wines we hoped to buy at the forthcoming auction for our syndicate members. As experienced tasters of the Hospice wines, they also had useful advice on preferred cuvées, which was another factor in our choices. We later bid successfully on the barrels we wanted (Pommard 1er Cru and a rather fantastic Meursault) and they will be making their way to de Montille for completion…)

As ever, this is on strict allocation for regular purchasers buying across a broad range of de Montille wines and other domaines, and requires few notes. Two thirds whole bunch in 2018, showing great depth and truffled richness already, anyone lucky enough to have a few bottles in the cellar is in for a treat in twenty years. Tom, Wine Guru

The 2018 Vosne-Romanée Les Malconsorts 1er Cru contains two-thirds whole cluster and is matured in 50% new oak. It has a well defined bouquet with raspberry, wild strawberry and pressed rose petal scents, just a hint of black truffle in the background. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins, a gentle and lilting Les Malconsorts with a pliant, lightly spiced finish. Maybe other vintage have displayed a little more density on the finish, but it remains a lovely premier cru. 92-94/100, Neal Martin, Vinous

94/100, Tim Atkin MW

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  Bottle size 750
  Vintage 2018
  Country France
  Region Burgundy
  Grape Pinot Noir
  Wine Type Red wines

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