2016 Morey-Saint-Denis, Domaine Taupenot-Merme

Very Morey, with its wild, brambly fruits. There’s serious, stony intensity here, and great definition. Yet it’s also got an innate prettiness - there’s charming complexity here.

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WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Morey-St-Denis, Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, France
  • Grape
    Pinot Noir
  • Maturity
    Ready 2019 - 2025
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2016 Morey-Saint-Denis, Domaine Taupenot-Merme
Domaine Taupenot-Merme

In the words of Neal Martin in The Wine Advocate, this is “a domaine that has improved immensely in recent vintages, armed with an impressive array of holdings and fashioning classic, restrained Chardonnay and Pinot Noirs.” We don’t disagree. Eponymous winemaker Romain Taupenot is a delight to taste with, candid and engaging, and his wines are equally delightful. They’re a lesson in the reasons why sensitive handling of great vineyards leads to equally great wines.

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