2020 Santenay Les Hâtes, David Moreau

2020 Santenay Les Hâtes, David Moreau

Les Hâtes sits in the middle of the village, surrounded by premiers crus on well-draining soil. It is so red-fruited and floral - bursting with grenadine and red currant aromas - that you’d be forgiven for thinking it probably has a high proportion of whole bunch fruit. But, in fact, David says only 3-5% whole bunches went into the tank. The floral character is a natural expression of the site, and makes it a delicious introduction to the village for first-timers.

Critic score
90/100 info
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£26.68
Case, 6 Bottles
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£160.08

Wine details

  • Region & country
    Clos des Hates (Village), Santenay, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France
  • Grape
    Pinot Noir
  • Maturity
    Young 2023 - 2030info
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)

Tasting notes

The 2020 Santenay Les Hâtes Village is one of Moreau’s "secret weapons" and often over-performs. It has a floral, vivacious bouquet that shows wonderful purity and lift – just unadulterated Pinoté. The palate is medium-bodied, taut and fleshy, with supple tannins, fine acidity and a caressing finish. What’s not to like?

Neal Martin, vinous.com (December 2021)
(90—90)/100

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