Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru La Riotte 2017 Hubert Lignier


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Situated at the foot of grand cru Clos-Saint-Denis, La Riotte is a cru full of small stones, and it possesses a distinctively vivid, tight-grained minerality from which all other elements of the wine seem to flow. Beneath the dominating calcareous elements of this 2017 are gorgeous red fruits, wispy spices, and a notable floral character; it’s a formidable wine that nonetheless refrains from drawing attention to its power. This vintage was vinified with 20% whole clusters and aged in one-quarter new wood for 18 months.

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Producer Information: Hubert Lignier

Hubert Lignier, helped by his son Laurent, make 24 wines from their 9 ha. They aspire to make authentic and sensual wines
that express their own terroir.
With the great Hubert in semi retirement, Laurent's influence can be felt in the move towards organic viticulture and a reduced use of oak.

Organic principles in the vineyard and minimal intervention n the winery. No racking after malolactic fermentation, no fining or filtering.

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