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2019 Domaine Y. Clerget Clos de Vougeot

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June 11, 2023 - $210



93-95The Wine Advocate

...powerful and muscular, unwinding in the glass with notes of plums, cassis and berries, complemented by hints of violets, orange rind, rose petals and spices. Medium to full-bodied, layered and textural, it's rich and elegantly tannic, with fine depth at the core and a long, gently chalky fisnih.

...concentrated larger-scaled flavors that exude evident power on the focused, serious and compact finish where the only reproach is a mild hint of warmth.


France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Nuits, Vougeot, Clos de Vougeot

Clos de Vougeot is a walled vineyard that dominates the tiny commune of Vougeot in Burgundy’s Nuits-St.-Georges. The 124-acre Grand Cru vineyard includes a historic chateau that in 1945 was purchased by the Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, an organization devoted to promoting the traditions of Burgundy and its wines. The impressive chateau is the organization’s headquarters. Clos de Vougeot was established as a vineyard by Cistercian monks in the 12th century, then sold off to private owners after the French Revolution. The vineyard is unusual for a Grand Cru in that it includes land that runs down to the main road. The soil is light limestone with sand. Principal landowners are Chateau de la Tour, with 13 acres; Meo-Camuzet, 7.5 acres; Rebourseau, 5.5 acres; Louis Jadot, 5.3 acres; and Leroy, 5 acres.


Red Wine, Pinot Noir, Grand Cru

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.