2011 Chambolle Musigny Combe d'Orveaux Domaine Taupenot-Merme

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Average critic rating : 90.5 points



A pure, ripe and complex nose combines notes of red berry fruit liqueur, discreet spice elements and floral hints, all of which are set off by soft oak nuances. There is a very suave and textured mouth feel to the appealingly precise middle weight flavors that exude a lovely mineral element on the slightly saline-infused finish. A classic Chambolle. Tasted: Jan 15, 2014. Drink: 2019+



The 2011 Chambolle-Musigny 1er La Combe D’Orveau is raised in 35% new oak. It has a pinched bouquet that opens nicely in the glass and offers attractive fresh strawberry, jasmine and undergrowth scents. The palate is smooth and rounded on the entry. This is very nicely composed with fine tannins and well-integrated oak, building gently to a raspberry and wild strawberry finish. This is one of the domaine’s best 2011s. Drink 2014-2022. ||Taupenot-Merme was my final visit of the week. I have been following these wines for a number of years, even predating my wine writing career. Winemaker Romain Taupenot and his sister Virginie run the domaine in the centre of Morey-Saint-Denis and fashion a classical style of Burgundy wine that I feel has improved in recent years. Their 2011s are well-crafted and are mainly predesigned for early to mid-term consumption. eRobertParker.com.August, 2013

Domaine Taupenot-Merme is based in Morey-St-Denis and has 13 hectares under vine in the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune. With a history stretching back to the mid 18th century, the estate really began to come into its own in 1998 when Romain Taupenot joined the domaine full time. The organically cultivated vines, together with low yields and careful sorting practices produce wines that are full of fruit, expressive bouquets, and gentle tannins.

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