This comes from 8 different plots of 40- to 100-year old vines, with the vine-age averaging about 65 years. Many plots are planted with the Pinot Noir Magnien, whose existence dates from 1850, yielding grapes with thick skins, giving little juice. The wine aged 25% in new barrels, others having held one or two previous vintages. Colour is bright ruby-purple, aromas rich, ripe and fresh. This fills the mouth with luscious flavours, and is softly tannic on the finish, with gentle, refreshing aftertaste (for drinking 2022-2028+).
2018 Gevrey-Chambertin Vieilles Vignes, Domaine Henri Magnien
(£45.00 per bottle)
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