2021 Domaine Monthelie-Douhairet Monthelie le Meix Bataille

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Beaune
Appellation Monthelie
Sub-appellation Le Meix Bataille
Vintage 2021
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

The 2021 Domaine Monthelie-Douhairet Monthelie le Meix Bataille is a distinguished example of Pinot Noir from the storied region of Burgundy, France. Nestled in the esteemed sub-region of Cote de Beaune, this wine carries the unique characteristics of its home in the Monthelie appellation, specifically within the Le Meix Bataille sub-appellation. The terroir here is renowned for its capacity to produce wines with a striking balance of elegance and structure.

Produced by Domaine Monthelie-Douhairet, an admired figure in the French wine industry, this 2021 vintage is a testament to their commitment to quality and tradition. The wine, a radiant red in color, is as visually appealing as it is on the palate. As a Pinot Noir, it carries the varietal's hallmarks of complexity and versatility.

On the nose, expect an intricate bouquet of ripe red fruits, underpinned by subtle earthy notes and a whisper of spice. On the palate, this wine expresses the depth of its Burgundian roots with a harmonious interplay of raspberry, cherry, and hints of dark chocolate, framed perfectly by smooth tannins and a lively acidity. The finish is long and satisfying, leaving you anticipating the next sip.

Without a doubt, the 2021 Domaine Monthelie-Douhairet Monthelie le Meix Bataille is an exceptional representation of Burgundian Pinot Noir. A wine of this caliber is best enjoyed with a respectful decanting to allow its character to fully evolve and express itself. Whether enjoyed in its youth or allowed to mature gracefully in the cellar, this wine is a true testament to the art of French winemaking.