2009 Liger-Belair, Domaine Thibault Corton, Les Rognets
Pinot Noir - 750ML

  • BH 92
  • IWC 91

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BH 92
Burghound - Burghound, January 2011
A discreet touch of wood sets off fresh and lightly spiced red currant blue berry and pungent earth aromas that give way gracefully to rich full-bodied and impressively voluminous flavors that possess a supple mid-palate... A discreet touch of wood sets off fresh and lightly spiced red currant blue berry and pungent earth aromas that give way gracefully to rich full-bodied and impressively voluminous flavors that possess a supple mid-palate contrasted with a notably firm robust and long finish. This should be quite good if given time.
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, February 2011
Good full red. High-toned red fruits on the nose. Silky suave and spicy; rich broad and very ripe. The smoky oak component is less apparent in the mouth but this is very ripe. Liger-Belair notes that his vines are planted... Good full red. High-toned red fruits on the nose. Silky suave and spicy; rich broad and very ripe. The smoky oak component is less apparent in the mouth but this is very ripe. Liger-Belair notes that his vines are planted on soil rich in orange-brown clay at the top of the vineyard and yield a generous style of wine while the Meo-Camuzet holding is on calcaire lower down on the hillside and produces a more taut minerally style. Today I prefer the 2008 version of the Liger-Belair example.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Corton
Vintage 2009