ITEM 30834

2005 Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue Musigny Grand Cru Vieilles Vignes

$2,199.98

In stock

1

Wine Rating:

96-98WA

Bottle Size

750ml

Vintage

2005

Country/State

france

Wine Region

burgundy cote de nuits

Variety

pinot noir

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 96-98 points

My notes on the 2005 Musigny Vieilles Vignes represent a composite impression from a selection of barrels. There can be little question that this deep, dark wine displays its class of origin, indeed a class of its own in this year’s collection. Fresh black raspberry, pomegranate, blackberry, and iris dominate the nose and stain the palate. A wealth of spice, mineral, chalky and bitter-sweet floral nuances persistently wreath the fruit at all stages. This shows lovely creaminess of texture in counterpoint to the persistent freshness of fruit. The intensely rich yet refreshing palate saturation and tenacious cling exhibited auger well for extended cellaring yet don’t detract from an impression of utmost elegance and refinement. The domaine will begin bottling the wines in spring and all will, as usual, receive “the minimum, gentlest possible” filtration.

Review Date: 4/1/07