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$77.99* * Suggested retail price
Long over-looked and underrated, Auxey-Duresses has emerged as a prime source of best-value burgundy in recent years, especially for the top reds, which at their best can be delightfully Volnay-like. The Clos du Moulin aux Moines is a lovely old domaine that was the property of the renowned Abbey of Cluny in the 10th Century; it is beautifully situated on the slopes of the Cote de Beaune above the village of Meursault. It has been owned by the Andrieu family since 2008; since taking over they...
This wine possesses a superior aromatic complexity and is very expressive. The palate is filled with ripe fruits aromas, nuts and fresh almond, linked by a note of spices like cloves, Sichuan (pepper and Chinese citron), dry galangal (strong Malaysian herbal plant and Java), Hints of vanilla, balsamic, sweet citrus fruits, mandarin and gentian linger on the finish. A dense wine that is harmonious and especially elegant.