2009 Taupenot-Merme, Domaine Auxey Duresses 1er Cru
Pinot Noir - 750ML
  • NM 92
  • BH 90

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NM 92
Neal Martin's Wine Journal, March 2011
Tasted from a sample prepared by Romain Taupenot. From the lieux-dits of “Les Duresses” and “Les Grand Champs”, this excellent Auxey-Duresses has a sedate, truffle-tinged bouquet with black cherry, developing some black... Tasted from a sample prepared by Romain Taupenot. From the lieux-dits of “Les Duresses” and “Les Grand Champs”, this excellent Auxey-Duresses has a sedate, truffle-tinged bouquet with black cherry, developing some black olive aromas of time. The palate is dense, tannic and masculine, good depth, grippy finish. Don’t be surprised if this lasts 15-20 years. Tasted November 2010. (90-92 points)
BH 90
Burghound, January 2012
A very serious and intensely earthy dark berry fruit nose leads to suave and velvety medium-bodied flavors that are supported by well-integrated tannins that are firm and ever-so-mildly rustic, all wrapped in a finish... A very serious and intensely earthy dark berry fruit nose leads to suave and velvety medium-bodied flavors that are supported by well-integrated tannins that are firm and ever-so-mildly rustic, all wrapped in a finish that possesses better than average duration. This won't win any awards for elegance but it's a fine example. Comments: Outstanding ♥
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Vintage 2009