This Week's Must-Try Wines from Vinous

Welcome to this week's Must-Try Wines from Vinous! Each week, we compile a list of wines from the Vinous database that you need to add to your wine wish list. With all the various regions, producers, and grapes, no week will be the same! All of the wines listed in this feature are available for purchase on Banquet . This week's must-try wines are selections from Neal Martin’s article, Archive Away: Mature Burgundies 1919-2019 . Enjoy his notes for this week's must-try below! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ "Every year, I round up all the stray bottles of Burgundy and publish them in a single article. This year’s edition is the customary eclectic array of wines stretching back over decades, from feted recent vintages to others best forgotten, from legendary producers to 'Who?'" --Neal Martin, Archive Away: Mature Burgundies 1919-2019, June 2024 1. 2006 Clos de Tart Grand Cru 2. 2006 Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé Musigny Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru 3. 1995 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche Grand Cru 4. 2014 Domaine Dujac Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 5. 2017 Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots 1er Cru 6. 2005 Domaine Leflaive Bienvenue-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru

Domaine Leflaive

Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru Chardonnay 2005

Delectable Wine
9.5

The 2005 Bienvenue-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru came from an original bottle, i.e., not reconditioned at the Domaine due to premox problems. It has a rich and concentrated bouquet, with hints of wild honey intermixed with white flowers and broom. It shows a wonderful definition, a hint of candy floss emerging with aeration. The palate is very well-balanced with great poise, a silver thread of acidity and a dash of white pepper and crustacea towards the sustained finish. Outstanding. Tasted at Clarette in London. (Neal Martin, Vinous, June 2024)
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Mommessin

Clos de Tart Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2006

Delectable Wine
9.2

The 2006 Clos de Tart was one of the better wines from Sylvain Pitiot's era. It has evolved a little since my last tasting in 2018. The broody black fruit on the nose still oddly harks toward Bordeaux. It's not as tight-fisted as before. The palate is structured with a lot of substance; what it lacks in elegance, it compensates with sheer bravura. Perhaps it just lacks the precision on the finish to compel you back for another sip. This wine is for those who seek Burgundy Grand Cru with body. (Neal Martin, Vinous, June 2024)
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Alain Hudelot-Noellat

Les Suchots Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2017

Delectable Wine
9.2

The 2017 Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots 1er Cru, en magnum, has a clean and precise bouquet, tightly-wound at first, perhaps lean to those accustomed to more fruit driven Burgundy of late. Yet there is real tension here. The palate is medium-bodied and pliant on the entry with pointed acidity. There's a slight tapering towards the finish that you don't usually find with this climat. It is actually meliorated in the glass, so don't be afraid to decant. Tasted at Stannery Wines' producer tasting in London. (Neal Martin, Vinous, June 2024)
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Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé

Cuvée Vieilles Vignes Musigny Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2006

Delectable Wine
9.1

The 2006 Musigny Vieilles Vignes Grand Cru has a rambunctious nose with raspberry ripple and crushed strawberry scents, though it doesn't fully have the complexity of other vintages. The palate is chewy, slightly muscular and impressively dense. It's surly on the finish with markedly dry tannins that don't urge you back for more. It's the kind of Musigny that I feel would not be made under the present regime. (Neal Martin, Vinous, June 2024)
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Domaine Dujac

Clos de la Roche Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2014

Delectable Wine
9.5

The 2014 Clos de la Roche Grand Cru puts in a convincing performance. With brambly red berry fruit on the nose, the coolness of the growing season allows the mineralité of this to really shine, with time in the glass revealing hints of autumn bonfire/fireside hearth. The palate is beautifully structured. It's saline with darker fruit than the aromatics. Quite linear and what you might call "vertical" in style, this is a superb expression of the Grand Cru that still needs a bit of time in bottle. (Neal Martin, Vinous, June 2024)
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Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (DRC)

La Tâche Pinot Noir 1995

Delectable Wine
9.5

The 1995 La Tâche Grand Cru is an outstanding wine from a decade when I don't think the Domaine was firing on all cylinders. This echoes the magnum tasted last year with those ebullient red cherries and crushed strawberry scents on the nose. As you might expect from the bottle format, it's a little more open and evolved than the magnum. The palate is beautifully balanced with fine-boned tannins, with a dash of white pepper sprinkled over the millefeuille of red fruit. It's delineated and poised towards the finish, so much so that you almost don't notice its structure. Sublime. (Neal Martin, Vinous, June 2024)
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