Beaune 1er Cru Les Sizies, Domaine de Montille, Burgundy, France 2018
Regular price £65.15
Domaine de Montille
Domaine de Montille was properly established in 1947 when prominent Dijon lawyer Hubert de Montille inherited 2.5 hectares in Volnay, later adding further parcels in Volnay, Pommard and Puligny. Hubert’s style was famously austere: low alcohol, high tannin and sublime in maturity. His son, Etienne, joined him in 1983, before becoming the senior winemaker, taking sole charge from 1995 and converting the estate to organics, and then to biodynamics in 2005. He also made the house style more generous and open, focusing on the use of whole bunches for the reds.
Beaune 1er Cru Les Sizies 2018
Open and expressive, bursts with aromas of cherries, smoked meats and forest floor. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, with a succulent core of fruit that's framed by supple, powdery tannins.