2018 Domaine Denis Mortet Echezeaux

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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JM 97
JM 97

Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, November 2019

(93-97 points) These vines arrived in 2016, as part of a plot shared with Roumier and the Château de Marsannay, though Arnaud got first choice of which section. The bouquet is racy, almost vegetal, this is such a...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Flagey Echezeaux
Sub-appellation Echezeaux
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Closure Cork

The 2018 Domaine Denis Mortet Echezeaux Pinot Noir is a distinguished red wine hailing from the renowned Burgundy region of France, specifically the Cote de Nuits sub-region within the Flagey Echezeaux appellation. This vintage is produced by Domaine Denis Mortet, a respected name in the wine industry, known for their meticulous winemaking practices.

Crafted from 100% Pinot Noir grapes, this wine is sealed with a traditional cork closure, adhering to the classic methods that have defined Burgundy wines for centuries. The 2018 vintage is particularly noted for its unique characteristics and exceptional quality.

Jasper Morris, from Jasper Morris Inside Burgundy, awarded this wine an impressive score of 97 points, reflecting its high caliber. In his review, Morris remarks on the distinctiveness of this wine compared to others from the Gevrey vineyards. He states, “These vines arrived in 2016, as part of a plot shared with Roumier and the Château de Marsannay, though Arnaud got first choice of which section.” This piece of history adds a layer of intrigue to the wine, highlighting its esteemed origins.

Morris further elaborates on the wine’s bouquet, describing it as “racy, almost vegetal,” a testament to the vineyard’s unique terroir. He notes that the wine captures “the lacy qualities of this vineyard, along with a certain smokiness from the whole bunch component in a cooler site.” This blend of lacy elegance and smoky undertones makes the 2018 Domaine Denis Mortet Echezeaux a standout in its category.

Overall, the 2018 Domaine Denis Mortet Echezeaux Pinot Noir is a wine that embodies both the rich traditions and innovative practices of Burgundy winemaking. With high praise from experts like Jasper Morris, it is a wine that promises a refined and memorable experience for enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike.