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Domaine Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier Nuits Saint Georges Clos de la Marechale 2010


SKU 03527


They are wines that always need 5 to 10 years of ageing before expressing their typically floral character: The bouquet of the 1er crus of Premeaux is remarkable and persistent: one finds the aroma of iris mingled with raspberries. Even more so, that of white lilac.
Category Red Wine
Country France
Region Burgundy
Appellation Cote de Nuits
Brand Domaine Jacques-Frédéric Mugnier
  • bh92

BurghoundTrue to the Mugnier style, this is also wonderfully pure with its expressive nose of earthy red pinot fruit that also exhibits notes of underbrush and a mineral component that is picked up by the vibrant and well-delineated middle weight flavors. The mid-palate is relatively refined and the Nuits origins don't really show up until the firm and mouth coating finish and even then it's more in the way of muscle than rusticity. Lovely. 90-92

Allen Meadows
  • wa91-93

Wine AdvocateIt is very interesting to taste the 2010 Nuits St. Georges Clos de la Marechale after the Grand Crus and the Amoureuses. It is easily the darkest and most tannic of the 2010s. The Marechale shows marvelous depth and the richness to match its decidedly powerful, virile personality. This has tons of fruit and muscle, yet also possesses the fabulous inner perfume and mineral-driven energy that is such a signature of the vintage. This is an impressive showing. Anticipated maturity: 2020-2040.

Antonio Galloni, February 2012