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Domaine-Jacques-Frédéric-Mugnier Bonnes Mares 2016

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Domaine-Jacques-Frédéric-Mugnier Bonnes Mares 2016
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SKU 04994

750ml Bottle

The Bonnes Mares appellation sits astride the village communes of Chambolle-Musigny and Morey-Saint-Denis, it therefore presents characteristics intermediate to both appellations. The influence of the Morey terroir gives frankness, firmness and the more earthy character. Then there is the aromatic spectrum of red fruit berries which dominates in Chambolle, blended with more mineral nuances and sometimes hints of forest floor undergrowth. Pairings: Bonnes Mares can accompany more "powerful" dishes than other Chambolle wines, such as meats cooked in sauce or game …
Category Red Wine
Region France, Burgundy, Cote de Nuits
Brand Domaine-Jacques-Frédéric-Mugnier
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Wine AdvocateAromas of sweet red berries, cherries and grilled meats mingle with nuances of spices, dark chocolate and peony in a complex bouquet, introducing the 2016 Bonnes Mares Grand Cru, a full-bodied, dense and layered wine that's broad-shouldered, rich and dramatic, with a deep, succulent core of fruit and a long, precise finish. It was wide open when I tasted it, and it will be fascinating to compare with the 2015 and 2016 renditions of Mugnier's Bonnes Mares in a few years time to see if the latter remains more extravagant than the former.

William Kelley, January 2019