Sub-region: Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru
Grape(s): Pinot Noir 100%
Producer: Albert Bichot
Distributor in China: http://www.albert-bichot.com/en/vosne-romanee-1er-cru-les-malconsorts_15
It’s always a treat to taste a wine from Vosne, but our judges look at such wines against their peers, so they have to be good to make progress … and very good indeed to reach Best In Show. This deep, youthful Premier Cru Malconsorts thrilled every judge who tried it. Not only does it encapsulate the appeal of its village with its velvet-textured opulence and ample raspberry and black-cherry fruits, but its fleet-footed vivacity and deft yet firm structure underlines what a great vintage 2019 is. The wine is delicious now, but the potential of this vineyard which sits alongside La Tache is such that those with a chance to cellar a few bottles for their later years won’t regret it.
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