2018 Michel Magnien Morey-Saint-Denis

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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W&S 90
W&S 90

Wine & Spirits, April 2021

This seems grand for a village wine, presenting complex layers of sweet red plum and savory barnyard tones. Then rustic tannins take charge, building their power and shutting the wine down rather than opening it with air...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Morey St Denis
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Michel Magnien Morey-Saint-Denis, a Pinot Noir masterpiece hailing from the revered Burgundy region of France. This captivating red wine is a true embodiment of elegance and craftsmanship, showcasing the exceptional skills of Michel Magnien, a renowned producer with a deep understanding of the terroir.

In the glass, this refined wine presents a mesmerizing crimson hue that hints at its vibrant character and youthful vitality. With a closure sealed by a traditional cork, it embodies a sense of tradition and authenticity, reflecting the meticulous care that goes into crafting each bottle.

On the nose, the 2018 Michel Magnien Morey-Saint-Denis enchants with its complex bouquet of aromas. Sweet red plum notes dance alongside savory barnyard tones, creating a symphony of scents that captivate the senses. This village wine surprises with its grandeur, showcasing the depth and nuance typically associated with higher-tier wines.

Upon tasting, the wine unveils a thrilling interplay of flavors. The sweet ripeness of the red plum is met with a peppery and slightly bitter undertone, creating a harmonious balance that speaks to the wine's impeccable craftsmanship. However, it is the rustic tannins that truly command attention, gradually building in power and asserting their presence. While they currently dominate the palate, these tannins possess the potential to evolve and mellow over time, promising a future of even greater allure.

With an alcohol content of 13.5%, this red wine strikes the perfect balance between richness and freshness. It lingers on the palate, leaving a lasting impression that beckons for another sip.

The 2018 Michel Magnien Morey-Saint-Denis has been awarded an impressive score of 90 by the discerning critics at Wine & Spirits. They commend its complexity, noting that the tannins require bottle age to fully reveal the wine's compelling nature. As time unfolds, this wine promises to unleash its true potential, rewarding those patient enough to wait with an extraordinary sensory experience.

In conclusion, this exceptional Pinot Noir offers an invitation to embark on a sensory journey through the esteemed Burgundy region. With its complex layers of flavors, rustic tannins, and elegant profile, the 2018 Michel Magnien Morey-Saint-Denis is a wine that embodies the essence of its terroir and the mastery of its producer. Savor it now or cellar it to witness its transformation into a truly exceptional wine in the years to come.