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2019 Bachelet-Monnot Bourgogne Rouge

Burgundy, France

Very small production Bourgogne Rouge, a lively, perfumed Pinot Noir that is one the lighter side.

$70.00

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About

About The Wine

We're constantly on the hunt for Bourgogne Rouge at a relatively affordable price and the boys at Bachelet always come through. It's just a shame they make so little!

Headily aromatic Pinot Noir sourced from Puligny, Maranges and across the Hautes Cotes de Beaune. Quite exotic and perfumed with lots of life, in a gentle medium frame.

Good acidity, some whole bunch, some old barrels involved - it's an excellent value Burgundy from a quiet stars of Maranges.

About Bachelet-Monnot

Now widely considered shining stars of Burgundy it's hard to believe that the brother Bachelet were once the new kids on the block.

Marc and Alexandre created Bachelet Monnot in 2005 with land from their father and uncle. They have small but outstanding white holdings, primarily in and around Puligny Montrachet, from which they produce pitifully small amounts of stunning crus. Their red holdings are Santenay and Maranges, lesser known villages, but ones that, in the hands of these two, should be given serious consideration.

They work all their vineyards organically and their low key winery in Dezize-les-Maranges is home to a structure driven winemaking style of precision and patience.

Stand by for an exceptional Bourgogne Blanc, show-stopping 1er Cru whites and reds that will surprise and delight with their value.

The talented brothers Bachelet (Marc left & Alexandre right)
The talented brothers Bachelet (Marc left & Alexandre right)
Dezize-les-Maranges, Burgundy
Additional Info

From The Importer

This bright and juicy Bourgogne is drawn from three parcels: one-third comes from a parcel of old vines in the Hautes-Côtes; another third from vines in Maranges (villages level); and the remainder from a Bourgogne parcel on the edge of Puligny-Montrachet. The Puligny component brings perfume, the Maranges brings depth of fruit, and the Hautes-Côtes brings the structure and plenty of high-toned perfume. The age of these sites is seriously impressive for a red of this level, with 60-, 70- and 80-year-old vines contributing to the blend.

Blend : Pinot Noir (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

The affable Marc (left) and Alexandre (right) Bachelet
The affable Marc (left) and Alexandre (right) Bachelet
Burgundy, France
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

88Points
Wine Advocate

"“Bursting with aromas of red berries, petals and orange rind, the 2019 Bourgogne Rouge is medium-bodied, lively and perfumed, with melting tannins and a saline finish. As usual, it's a blend of fruit from Puligny-Montrachet, Maranges and the Hautes-Côtes." - William Kelley (The Wine Advocate)

Delivery

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