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Domaine Justin Girardin Santenay 1er Cru Clos Rousseau 2018 (6508)
  

Domaine Justin Girardin Santenay 1er Cru Clos Rousseau 2018 (6508)

France - Burgundy - Cote de Beaune - Santenay
Pinot Noir

A lot of vineyard names are associated with their proprietors, which is the case here which belonged to a Monsieur Rousseau.

 

A substantial 1.92 hectare parcel. From 45 year old vines and matured 18 months in oak barrels (20% new). This vineyards always produces well-structured wines, with good length and the ability to age for at least a decade.

 

Beautiful dress, very ripe red fruit aromas. This Santenay is a food wine, structured, powerful with an ageing potential beyond 10 years.


AUD$89.50
Special AUD$66.95
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Professional Reviews

JRob
16.5+
Jancis Robinson

Quite a gamey nose – edgy and finely etched minerally nose but pretty youthful. Wait! GV for those with patience. 

 

WE-AK
92
Wine Enthusiast - Anne Krebiehl MW

A touch of toasty, smoky oak accents ripe, aromatic, red cherry on the nose of this wine. The slender palate also has a mellow, ripe texture, countered by bright freshness. Smooth, fine tannins become apparent on the finish and bode well for the evolution of this elegant wine. This cuvée is also labeled under the Domaine Jacques Girardin brand.

 

DH
Darren Harris

Deep bright garnet. Cherry, raspberry, quite zingy. There are minerals in abundance. Not as ripe as Maladiere. Blossomed in the glass becoming refined, stylish and very textured. Complex and interesting in the mouth with many layers. Lovely juice! Long finish. Everything is in balance. This is very good indeed.

 
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Domaine Jacques/Justin Girardin

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Quality red and white Burgundy at prices almost too good to be true!



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