Domaine Perrot-Minot Nuits Saint Georges 1er Cru “La Richemone” Vignes Centenaires Cuvée Ultra 2018
I have said it before and will say it again: Perrot-Minot is one of my top favorite Domaines in Burgundy.
I just loooooove their wines. And, I also love the way they revamped the look of their bottles, labels, and packaging.
And this wine (opened for a private lunch today) definitely confirms it.
My god, what a gorgeous wine!!!
First, the package is a statement on its own: clean, clear, smart, and sophisticated.
Secondly, both the thick, solid bottle and the bold, modern, yet elegantly designed labels (front and back) also convey a refined and cultivated image.
Even the long and qualitative cork is synonymous with attention to detail, passion, and precision.
Yet, the best is in the bottle (as it always is) 😁👍🍷
The second I popped the cork up, dark fruits, spices, and smoky and earthy fragrances were already perfuming the room. The palate opened with a fresh juicy, fruity attack, then smoothly expanded in the mid-palate with layers of red and dark fruit flavors mingling with earthy, smoky, terroir-driven notes and very integrated oak nuances. Extremely well-balanced, precise, elegant, and refined, with great acidity, yet ample, round, and delivering generously with a comforting boldness and confidence. The finish is long, lingering, and seamless. Gorgeous! A stunning wine from beginning to end.
NB: Only 2531 bottles were produced, and I bought 7 of them. Make sure to source some for yourself asap. They won't last long.
Cheers! Santé! And...
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