Domaine Hubert Lignier Morey-St-Denis Tres Girard 2014

£48.95

An elegant, red fruited Morey-St-Denis from a classic year.

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Colour

Red

Country

France

Domaine

Domaine Hubert Lignier

Grape

Pinot Noir

Region

Burgundy

Vintage

2014

Description

Vines planted in the 70s in this site just below the 1er Cru Clos Sorbé. Laurent says it always gives a softer, elegant style with very fine tannins and is often mistaken for a Chambolle. Red fruits and chalky finesse. Ripe heart of sweet fruit and good length.

About the Domaine

“The soil is the key to succeed in making a great wine: respecting and looking after it is essential to reveal a great terroir.”
Laurent Lignier

Domaine Hubert Lignier has grown to 9 hectares and has extensive holdings not just in Morey but also Gevrey, Chambolle and Nuits St Georges. Hubert’s son, Laurent, now runs the Domaine and is gaining a reputation for making pure ‘terroir’ driven wines of profound fruit quality. Excellent recent reviews from ‘Bourgogne Aujourdhui’ This feels like a terrific time for Laurent and his Domaine. Having put their troubles behind them he has made a run of exceptional if differing vintages with skilful wine making and sensitivity towards terroir as their hallmark. We recently welcomed Laurent to London for two days of tasting and I was genuinely wowed by many of the wines we drank. The future looks bright as this domaine reclaims its rightful place in the top level of Morey-St-Denis. Watch out for the 2017s, they are terrific.

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