Comte de Vogüé Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses 1er Cru 2003

P.O.A

Availability
In stock
Volume
750ml
Varieties
Region/Country
Burgundy, France
Rating
89-92 points

Vintages

2003

Description

The Reserve Cellar is extremely proud to present an exceedingly rare and exclusive opportunity to purchase ‘box set’ collections of museum stock direct from the cellars of the House of Comte du Vogue.

Featuring 3 packs of the extraordinary Comte du Vogue “Les Amoureuses” across 14 renowned Burgundy vintages. These rare museum wine 3 packs of Comte du Vogue “Les Amoureuses” have just arrived and we are excited to release the entire collection exclusively to Burgundy wine lovers in Australia. This is a unique opportunity for a wine buff to create an immediate cellar with such depth and perfection with the knowledge that all the wines are in absolute mint condition and offered exclusively to you!

Having 3 bottles of each great vintage means you can open one to share on that “very special occasion” and still have two precious left in the cellar. There is only one pack available per vintage.

Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé is unique as it can trace its history all the way back to the 15th century. Since then the Domaine has remained in the hands of the same family by inheritance or marriage. De Vogüé is also unique in that they only make wines from Chambolle-Musigny. All vineyards are grown in a more or less organic way, though this is not indicated on the label or certified. More than 12.5ha are owned. The main Grand Crus are Musigny and Bonnes-Mares. Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé also owns 0.56ha of Chambolle- Musigny’s Amoureuses vineyard, a premier cru situated just below Musigny and regarded by many as of grand cru quality. For 10 years Bourgogne has used horses to plough Amoureuses to protect the vines, which were planted in 1964 and 1974. Their parcels are on stony topsoils over oolitic limestone. Millet characterises the wine: ‘It’s the first lady of Chambolle, but not frivolous.’ Or, to extend his metaphor, it’s like Musigny’s little sister, always refined, yet never lacking backbone

Rating

Score
89 - 92 points
Reviewer
Burghound
Review

While there is noticeable oak present here as well, it has already begun to integrate and is a good deal less obvious than on the Charmes. The nose is spicy, pure, and quite elegant and while ripe, this is again a restrained ripeness that leads to dark berry-infused fruit flavours of superb power and intensity, all delivered with style and grace. This is lovely stuff with refined tannins and just a hint of finishing vanilla.

Specifications

Closure
Corked
Serving Temp.
12-14 °C
Alcohol
13.5%
Food pairing
Smoked Salmon

Tasting Profile

Comte de Vogüé Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses 1er Cru 2003

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