News From Burgundy

November 2017

Clos De Tart

On October 31st it was announced that the Groupe Francois Pinault's wine subsidiary Artemis has bought Burgundy's largest monopoly grand cru at 7.53 hectares from the Mommessin family. The price is said to be 250 million euros. This is only the third time since the middle ages that the domaine has changed hands, Mommessin having been proprietors since 1932.

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Wine of the Month

Vosne-Romanee, Les Brulees, 2002
Domaine Méo-Camuzet

This is quite a big tannic wine, with a lot of new, smoky oak – quite typical of Méo-Camuzet. But there is plenty of richness and balance here, and no lack of depth underneath the structure.

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