Perrot-Minot Vosne-Romanée Les Beaux Monts 2012
• Domaine: Perrot-Minot
• Appellation: Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru
• Classification: Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru, Côte de Nuits, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy
"The 2012 Vosne-Romanee 1er Cru Les Beaux Monts comes from a 0.80-hectare parcel. It has a vivacious bouquet with lifted black cherry and creme de cassis scents, citrus peel and a stony element that is only revealed after rigorous aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with a velvety entry matched by well-judged acidity. This is very smooth and generous in the mouth with plenty of black cherry and fruitcake lining the finish. Well-crafted for sure, but it needs to express just a little more mineralite on the finish. Fine. " - Neal Martin, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (12/29/2013, Issue 210), Rating: 90-92
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