Musigny VV, Domaine Comte de Vogüé 2003

RegionBurgundy
SubregionChambolle-Musigny
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Burgundy2003Musigny VV, Domaine Comte de Vogüé

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Tasting Notes

Unquestionably one of the glories of the vintage, the 2003 Musigny Vieilles Vignes brings forth a highly boisterous nose of spices, violets, roses, plums, blueberries, and black cherries. Deep, powerful, graceful, concentrated, and sensually textured, it slathers the mouth with plums, blueberries, and cherries. Notes of mocha are intermingled with licorice in its exquisitely long finish. This noble wine is crammed with tannin, yet it is sweet and ripe. Projected maturity: 2010-2025+.

Score: 98Pierre-Antoine Rovani, Wine Advocate (160), August 2005

Note: only 14 barrels were made instead of the usual 30 to 35.Very deep ruby but not black or opaque. An exceptionally ripe nose of plum jam, cassis and blackberry is complemented by a superb range of spices, including clove, anise and cinnamon plus attractive herbal undertones. The incredibly sappy and powerful medium full flavors are sweet and supple yet there is a very firm tannic spine buried beneath the mountain of dry extract. Despite the very high degree of ripeness, this is quite fresh for the vintage with a chewy but mouth coating and palate staining finish that goes on and on. In short, this is an opulent Musigny with superb underlying material and clearly at another level compared to the other wines in the range.

Score: 93Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (21), January 2006

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