From DECANTER Feb 17, 2017
Les dégustateurs de l’influente revue britannique Decanter ont publié leur classement des Bourgogne rouges 2015. Résultats en images et anglais, mais sans les prix…
The quintessence of great red Burgundy.
Deep red, as it usually is at Mugnier, although they cannot explain why.
Voluptuous nose with more dark fruits than usual, black cherries and blueberries providing a lavish but not blowsy fruitiness.
Rich and majestic, full-bodied and weighty, with no rough edges or signs of excessive extraction.
Highly concentrated but not to excess, it has underlying acidity that gives tension and poise as well as persistence.
Drinking Window: 2022 – 2045
Intense, sweet raspberry nose. Ultra-refined, if less sumptuous than Richebourg, showing a polished oakiness.
Fine attack, lean and limpid, completely different from the more assertive Richebourg.
There is an emphasis on clarity and precision here with fine-grained tannins supporting the fruit.
A chiselled beauty, linear and very persistent.
Drinking Window: 2021 – 2040
Rich, voluptuous red fruits.
More accessible than usual, with some floral notes.
Lean and intense, with tremendous purity of fruit.
Stylish tannins and refreshing acidity.
Linear, tight, and persistent, and although very similar to La Tâche in structure, it has a tad more length.
Drinking Window: 2021 – 2045 (suite…)