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1998 Domaine Méo-Camuzet Nuits-Saint-Georges Aux Murgers 1er Cru

FRANCE / BURGUNDY / NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES
  • 89 IWC
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir
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SKU: 55526-1998-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 89

    Good bright deep red. Rather closed on the nose; hints at redcurrant, raspberry, mint, flowers and smoke. Tighter than the '98 M‚o-Camuzet Nuits-Saint-Georges Boudots; less fleshy and higher in acid and thus a bit ungiving today. Rather austere, even a bit dry, on the tannic finish. Boudot tendency toward charm is an advantage in a firm vintage like '98, notes winemaker, Jean-Nicholas M‚o.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: March/April 2000
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  • Politics has always played a significant role in the history of French wine, for better or worse, and that is especially true for Domaine Meo-Camuzet. Parliamentarian Etienne Camuzet began buying up prime blocks in Burgundy's most prized vineyards in the early 1900s, and from this land winemaker Jean-Nicolas Meo continues the domaine's tradition of producing acclaimed wines. The family's holdings read like a "who's who" of the Cote d'Or; they have plots in Richeboug, Clos de Vougeot, Corton Clos Rognet, and Echezeauz, in addition to a longer list of Premier Cru and Village-level sites. Balance is the key for Meo, both in the vineyard and the cellar. With Henri Jayer consulting on winemaking, Jean-Nicolas creates domaine wines of excellence that reflect a true "sense of place." Meo-Camuzet also has a wine merchant arm, bearing the title Meo-Camuzet Frere & Soeurs, which sources fruit from Fixin, Marsannay, Chambolle, and Nuits-Saint-Georges.

    See other similar producers:Domaine des Lambrays,Domaine Gros Frere et Soeur,Domaine des Chezeaux

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 14 bottles owned
    • 3 collectors