2009 Domaine Georges Roumier Musigny Burgundy - 750ml

2009 Domaine Georges Roumier Musigny Burgundy - 750ml

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2009 Domaine Georges Roumier Musigny Burgundy - 98 pts!

Domaine Georges Roumier is based in the Côte de Nuits village of Chambolle-Musigny, where it produces some of Burgundy's most expensive, highly rated, and sought-after wines.

The Roumier story began when Georges Roumier married Genevieve Quanquin in 1924. Quanquin had family vineyards in Chambolle-Musigny, which Roumier began to expand upon. Instead of buying plots outright, Roumier used the French idea of metayage to build up the domaine, whereby an individual cultivates the land for the owner in exchange for a proportion of the produce. Roumier began with small plots in Musigny, moving onto Bonnes Mares as well as securing two plots in Clos de Vougeot. Most recently, Domaine Georges Roumier expanded into Ruchottes-Chambertin, where it is entitled to two thirds of the harvest.

When Georges Roumier died in 1965, his son Jean-Marie took over the winemaking. Eventually Christophe, Jean-Marie's son, took over and is the domaine's current winemaker. His focus is very much on the terroir, so new oak is used sparingly and the temperature of the ferment is kept low to allow for the delicacy and fragrance of the wine to shine through.

The most important plots in the Georges Roumier portfolio are in the Bonnes Mares Grand Cru vineyard and the Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru Les Amoureuses vineyard, which make two of the domaine's most sought-after wines. 


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Varietal Pinot Noir
Vintage 2009
Rating 98 BH
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Burgundy
Location Cote de Nuits
Producer G. Roumier
Color Red
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Burghound 98 BH - 2009 Domaine Georges Roumier Musigny Burgundy - 98 pts! An intensely floral, wonderfully spicy and kaleidoscopically broad nose of pure, ripe and extremely fresh red pinot fruit and plum aromas. The powerful, complex and ultra-serious big-bodied and tautly muscular flavors possess seemingly endless reserves of underlying material and an intensity that builds from the mid-palate all the way to the explosive and palate staining finish. This is simply stunning and while it would be a stretch to claim that 2009 will be the best vintage ever for this storied wine, it will certainly be among them as this is indisputably brilliant. BH

Winery Details

Varietal Pinot Noir
Vintage 2009
Rating 98 BH
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Burgundy
Location Cote de Nuits
Producer G. Roumier
Color Red
Wine Type Table

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