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2017 Morey St Denis 1er Cru Chenevery, Domaine Hubert Lignier, Burgundy, France


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2017 Morey St Denis 1er Cru Chenevery, Domaine Hubert Lignier, Burgundy, France

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OVERVIEW

From respected producer, Domaine Hubert Lignier comes this 1er cru Moret St Denis, the Chenevery. A beautiful, silky wine that is full of red fruit, fresh and elegant. Drinking well now but will improve - from a super star vintage.

CRITIC REVIEWS

A very dark colour and the bouquet has a suggestion of prunes, but then the fruit on the palate is fresher and more elegant. Fine boned acidity at the finish, a saline touch, maybe some white pepper, quite long and stylish. With a fresher bouquet this would be angling for its fifth star. 90-92 Points Jasper Morris

FOOD PAIRING INSPIRATION

This wine is delicious paired with lighter meats like roast pigeon or roast guinea-fowl but also chicken dishes.

VINTAGE AND WINEMAKING

The 2017 vintage started off tricky but ended; sublime. The 2017 reds are of supreme freshness and in Morey St Denis produced wines of intense freshness and depth of red fruit.

The tannins are very well integrated with a rather light texture and silky, comparable in quality to the 2010 and 2002 vintages. 

The grapes are vinified with one third whole bunch, adding to the freshness and matured in 20% new French oak.

PRODUCER NOTES

One of the most respected producers in Burgundy, Hubert Lignier is responsible for the renaissance of this superb 9-hectare domaine in Morey-Saint-Denis. Today, the domaine is run by his son, Laurent, but Hubert still oversees the operation and is there to lend a guiding, experienced hand.

The domaine is managed to organic principles with minimal intervention in the winery. The wines receive no racking after undergoing malolactic fermentation, and do not undergo fining or filtration. Oak use too is carefully measured with no more than 20-25% used on the top Premier Crus and 30% at most on the Grand Crus.

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SERVICE AND STORAGE TIPS

This Morey St Denis can be drunk now but will improve over the next 10 years so we recommend leaving the wine in bottle until at least 2024.

This wine should be served between 16-18°C.

DELIVERY INFORMATION

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2017 Morey St Denis 1er Cru Chenevery, Domaine Hubert Lignier, Burgundy, France

Wine Card
Wine Producer Domaine Hubert Lignier
Wine Region Burgundy
Wine Classification Morey St Denis AOC
Wine Type Red
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
Vintage 2017
Vintage Quality Outstanding - Robert Parker
Maturity For Laying Down
Body Mid Bodied
Sweetness Dry
Alcohol % 13%
Bottle Type Burgundy 75cl
Serving Temperature 16-18°C
Food Pairing Turkey, Chicken, Game, Veal
Awards 92 Points - Neal Martin
92 Points - Jasper Morris

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