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Auxey-Duresses 1er Cru Les Ecussaux Red Domaine Jessiaume 2020

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Country
france
Region
burgundy
Type
RED
Producer
JESSIAUME, DOMAINE
Grape
pinot-noir
Vintage
2020
Alcohol
13%
Organic
wine

Tasting Notes

This. Is. Stunning. Cherry scented, with sweet hay and a bit of chewy liquorice. Gorgeous, enveloping, satin-like palate. So incisive and utterly gorgeous. Pretty peonies, spice and saffron and long chalky, fine palate. Beautifully defined and so mouth-watering.

More Info

It's thanks to the Buisson brothers of Saint-Romain that we were introduced to Domaine Jessiaume last year. Vigneron William Waterkyn joined the domaine in 2014 fresh faced, and full of energy in his mid 20s and has overseen the conversion of the farming to organics, gaining their certification in 2019, now en route to certified biodynamics. He's a young winemaker with a natural flair, and his talent has not gone unnoticed. In February last year, he was named as Burgundy's Young Talent of the Year, and just a week later, was cited in Decanter Magazine as one of the top 10 producers to watch. One can not dumb down the losses in vintage 2020 in Burgundy. Domaine Jessiaume's total production was around 70% less than the average year, and so we are delighted to have the quantities we have.

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