Nuits-St-Georges 1er Cru "Les Pruiliers" Domaine Taupenot-Merme 2011
Domaine Taupenot-Merme, Morey St Denis
Seventh-generation Romain Taupenot is in charge of winemaking at Domaine Taupenot-Merme, aided by his sister Virginie. It's widely and correctly acknowledged that the estate, which has been working along organic principles since 2001.
A darker, more masculine but very elegant wine with notes of crushed cherries, plums and prunes on the nose. The palate is medium weight with lively, refreshing flavours and firm, fine grained tannins. The finish is persistent and elegant with a refreshing mineral character which gives definition. This wine has the capacity to age for twenty years.