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2018 Hubert Lignier Clos de la Roche #118386368

750ml

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Based on 6 reviews on Cellartracker.com

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Reviews 95 points Wine Advocate "Lignier's 2018 Clos de la Roche Grand Cru lives up to its fine performance in barrel, wafting from the glass with aromas of dark berries, cherries and orange rind mingled with truffle, espresso roast, loamy soil and dark chocolate. Full-bodied, concentrated and seamless, it's layered and vibrant, with a deep core of pure fruit that largely conceals impressive reserves of fine, powdery tannins. Concluding with a long and saline finish... (WK)" 95 points John Gilman "...offering up ripe and very pure fruit, great soil signature and a firm, refined chassis of tannin to carry it far into the future. The bouquet wafts form the glass in a complex blend of plums, red and black cherries, a touch of beetroot, gamebird, bonfire, mustard seed, marvelous soil tones and cedar. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, focused and shows off beautiful mid-palate depth, with ripe, chewy and well-integrated tannins, great balance and grip and a very long, tangy and nascently complex finish. A terrific wine. (JG)"

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Hubert and Laurent Lignier make exceptional Burgundy

About Hubert Lignier

Domaine Hubert Lignier, a family-owned estate in the heart of Burgundy, boasts nine hectares across prestigious villages, including Morey Saint Denis, Gevrey Chambertin, Chambolle Musigny, Nuits Saint Georges, and Pommard. Together, father and son team Hubert and Laurent craft 24 expressive wines, each showcasing its own unique terroir. With a deep respect for the land they work with, the Ligniers practice organic farming and bring an unwavering patience and meticulous attention to detail to the cellar.

Neil Martin of Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate praised the Lignier wines, comparing them to the legendary Lalou Bize-Leroy: "pure, sensual, quite intellectual wines... wonderful expression of their terroirs...."

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