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2016 Red Burgundy Fine Wine Mixed Case

2016 Red Burgundy Fine Wine Mixed Case

2016 Red Burgundy Fine Wine Mixed Case

CASE OF 6 BOTTLES (2 OF EACH)
£200.00
£33.33 per bottle
Product Code: 58RBMCFW
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Following the impressive, almost glamourous 2015 Burgundy vintage, there was something delightfully grounded, refreshing and linear about the 2016 reds. In short, they absolutely delivered on all fronts, mixing controlled opulence with brilliant structure and tightly coiled, mineral acids. At age five, the village level wines are really coming into their own, delivering the rich pinot noir character of youth, whilst offering the merest accent of evolution. Now is a brilliant time to start pulling corks on this five star vintage.

With this in mind the Mr.Wheeler team have hand selected a trio of wines which display all of the attributes that made 2016 the vintage it was.

A notable feat within the vintage was the success of communes and villages which often fall slightly under the radar. Santenay is in the far south of the Côte D'Or and borders Chassange-Montrachet and, along with its well known neighbour, produces wines with a fine structural core and though not usually too “showy”, delivered tremendous expression in this vintage.

Our first wine, Santenay Clos de Malte hails from a seven-hectare 'clos', the vineyard being wholly owned by Domaine Louis Jadot – one of the region’s most highly regarded names. The soil here is particularly rich in limestone and lends bold fruit which marries perfectly with the impressive tannin backbone the village is so well known for.

Stepping to the north of the Côtes du Beaune, we arrive in Savigny-Lés-Beaune. Amongst the village’s star performers you will find Jean-Jacques Girard. Such a lovely man, producing brilliant, accessible and wonderfully priced wine (in Burgundy terms!). I still remember how impactful the En Primeur tasting of this wine was to the Mr.Wheeler team. Full of character, and yet now shows the evolution it promised back in 2018.

Finally, we step up a gear and deliver a wine from the Côtes de Nuits which has it all. Nuits-Saint-Georges is a name synonymous with some of the greatest pinot noir grown anywhere in the world, and Domaine Jacques Cacheux shows just why the commune is so highly regarded. As with Santenay Clos de Malte, Au Bas de Combe is a single vineyard wine which is located immediate opposite the famed Premier Crus Aux Boudots on the Vosne-Romanée boundary, and within Burgundy’s patchwork of terroirs, this is a prime a position as you could hope to find. The wine itself reflects a rich, ripe style with notable oak influence, whilst the juicy black and purple berry aromatics lead to a palate of developing cherry and cranberry flavours. Bold, expressive and thoroughly world-class, it serves as a wonderful foil to a quite brilliant mixed case.

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