Michel Noëllat Vosne-Romanée 2015
• Domaine: Michel Noëllat & Fils
• A.O.C.: Vosne-Romanée
• Classification: Côte de Nuits, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy
"The 2015 Vosne-Romanée Village comes from les Communes and a small parcel in Aux Ormes. A little deeper in color than the Nuits Saint-Georges. The fruit here is darker than the other crus, perhaps demonstrating a little more skin maceration, though it maintains satisfying delineation and focus. The palate is medium-bodied with sappy black fruit tinged with sea salt. Nicely balanced, if just a little heavy on the finish, this "hearty" Vosne-Romanée is best consumed over the next 5-6 years." - Neal Martin, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (12/30/2016, Issue 228), Ratings: 85-87, Drink: 2018-2023
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