Domaine de la Vougeraie Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru 2006

Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France

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Item No. 103465
  • red wine
  • Green wine
  • boutique wine
  • WE93
  • WS91
  • BH91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2010
  • W&S95

Winemaker's Notes

Founded by the monks of Cîteaux Abbey in 1110, Clos du Vougeot remains the true heart of Burgundy wine. It is both a vineyard and a wine, a historic monument and a certain image of France. This temple of wine is a work of patience, resplendent after nearly a millenium of human effort and nature's graces.

Truly charming, slightly vanilla at first, then moving towards aromas of fresh raspberries of great purity, then notes of musk and soft spices.

Palate: The mouth is sumptuous, possessing an extraordinary velvetiness. The palate is rich in aromas - red fruits, then cinnamon, then butterscotch - almost creme brulee. Almost infinite length.

Critical Acclaim

"From a parcel at the top of the Clos de Vougeot slope, this wine shows fine concentration and rich tannins. It has a velvet allure that allows the sweet fruits to shine, but then reveals solid tannins. Black fruits, wood, spice and fresh acidity all sit well in the mix."
93 Points

"Like blackberry confit, this is ripe and polished. There are ample tannins for support, and this has freshness and fine length. Should come forward soon. Best from 2011 through 2020. 451 cases made."
91 Points

"Vougeraie also has another, much less well located .35 ha parcel close to the main road of RN 74 that was being declassified into a Vougeot 1er but for the first time in 2002 was incorporated into the final blend). Aromatically reserved if no longer taciturn, this displays plenty of earth and underbrush suffusing the somber pinot fruit though the rich, full and impressively scaled flavors offer excellent complexity and fine underlying material as the finish is almost surprisingly supple, even elegant and it is both balanced and harmonious. This required several hours of aeration before it showed at its best. 91/2015+"
91 Points

Learn About Domaine de la Vougeraie

Le Domaine de la Vougeraie was founded in 1999, uniting under a single signature the 91 acres of vineyards owned by the Boisset family. Our vineyards are in 30 different appellations in the Cote d'Or, with two-thirds in the Cote de Nuits and one-third in the Cote de Beaune. Our first vineyard, purchased by Jean-Claude and Claudine Boisset in 1964, is the single vineyard Gevrey...

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Learn About Burgundy

The region of Burgundy is the fairytale land of vines. There are stories of kings, conquerors and commoners recounting the seductive effects of a Burgundian wine. Even now, many wine aficionados and lovers will pinpoint their most memorable wine moment at that first taste of an aged Burgundy. Much of this can be related to the terroir of Burgundy. Centuries of winemaking have...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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