Bruno Clair Savigny Les Beaune 1er Cru La Dominode 2017 Bottle size: 750ml

France, Burgundy
R1,350
In stock
(Only 10 left)
90-92
NM
Tasting notes:
‘The 2017 Savigny-lès-Beaune La Dominode 1er Cru has a much more backward, sulky bouquet compared to Les Jarrons, offering dark berry fruit and just a touch of flint that emerges with aeration. The medium-bodied palate displays a saline, almost briny opening. There is good density here, with tarry black fruit and that strong saline influence dominating the finish. A more cerebral Savigny. 2023 – 2035.’ – Neal Martin, Vinous, 90-92/100

About Domaine Bruno Clair:
Domaine Bruno Clair is perhaps the grandest under-the-radar producer in Burgundy, greatly respected by his peers and venerated by the critics, called ‘one of the best vine-growers in Burgundy’ by Sylvain Pitiot of Clos de Tart. In 1979, Bruno Clair started his own domaine with vines in Marsannay, Fixin, Savigny-Les Beaune and a fallow plot in Morey-Saint-Denis upon which he established an excellent reputation. Today, his 23 ha estate holds vineyards in esteemed appellations including Vosne Romanée, Gevrey-Chambertin and Aloxe-Corton. His top vineyards of Clos St-Jacques and Bonne-Mares rival the greats of Côte d’Or. He maintains rigorous vine selection and, while this work requires great patience, it is essential in obtaining healthy vineyards of unique quality.

‘Bruno Clair’s wines are often lighter and more ethereal than other producers’ Côte de Nuits. Gentle extraction and a portion of whole-bunch gives them remarkable poise and elegance. Watch out for the killer-value Marsannay.’ – Roland
More Information
Condition New
Blend information 100% Pinot Noir
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Pinot Noir
Rating NM 90-92
Producer information Domaine Bruno Clair is perhaps the grandest under-the-radar producer in Burgundy, greatly respected by his peers and venerated by the critics, called 'one of the best vine-growers in Burgundy' by Sylvain Pitiot of Clos de Tart. In 1979, Bruno Clair started his own domaine with vines in Marsannay, Fixin, Savigny-Les Beaune and a fallow plot in Morey-Saint-Denis upon which he established an excellent reputation. Today, his 23 ha estate holds vineyards in esteemed appellations including Vosne Romanée, Gevrey-Chambertin and Aloxe-Corton. His top vineyards of Clos St-Jacques and Bonne-Mares rival the greats of Côte d'Or. He maintains rigorous vine selection and, while this work requires great patience, it is essential in obtaining healthy vineyards of unique quality.
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