Lucien Le Moine Chambolle Musigny les Amoureuses 2005
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
"By Le Moine standards, there are a generous hundred cases of 2005 Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses. It exhibits an almost confectionary, caramel- and vanilla-tinged black currant and boysenberry fruit, prominent cinnamon and ginger spice, and sweetly-perfumed florality. Remarkably polished and seamless, this wine offers overtly chalky and wet stone minerality to meet its sweetness of fruits and flowers more than half way, and fresh and invigoratingly tart suggestions accompany its riper fruit manifestations. The wine lingers with amazing sweetness and succulence yet without becoming superficial or losing definition, mineral tone and refreshment."
The Wine Advocate
"A red that combines lightness with strength, this features floral, red currant and raspberry notes along with darker black cherry, spice and licorice elements. Supple and balanced, with understated power and a long, vibrant finish. Best from 2015 through 2035."
"Deep red. Knockout musky aromas of red raspberry, flowers and sweet spices. Wonderfully sweet, lush and full but with pungent minerality and captivating floral high notes giving this very pure, silky wine definition and lift. Utterly sexy and seamless wine, and very Amoureuses. I wonder if this one will ever really shut down in the bottle. There's plenty of stuffing and underlying structure here for long life."
International Wine Cellar
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Lucien Le Moine is a small House of Grands Crus in the Beaune region of France. The winery is a two person operation established in1999. Mounir learned and worked in a Trappist Monastery where he discovered Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. He studied Viticulture and Oenology at the ENSAM Montpellier, then had 6 years experience in different wineries in Burgundy, other areas of France and...
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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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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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