2006 Frederic Magnien Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru, Clos Vougeot (750ml)

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Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Sub-Region: Clos Vougeot
Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir
Review Score: 89-92BH, 90+V

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Here the nose is mildly atypical with high-toned and mentholinfused red fruit nose that presently has a touch of volatile acidity though it does not appear to extend to the big-bodied and well muscled flavors that culminate in the classic youthful austerity. This is a serious wine with a reserved personality and my score assumes that the VA will be cleaned up before it’s bottled, which shouldn’t be an issue.

89-92 points,&nbsp;Allen Meadows' Burghound&nbsp;(Jan 2008)

Good deep red. Musky aromas of blueberry, camphor, smoked meat and roasted coffee. Dense, lush and sweet, with complex flavors of creme de mure , leather, game, smoke and earth. There's a note of minty lift here, but this is an essentially solid, somewhat chunky style of Clos Vougeot. Finishes with substantial dusty tannins and moderate length.

90+ points, Stephen Tanzer, Vinous (Mar 2009)