Domaine Leroy   Musigny Grand Cru

2002 Musigny Grand Cru

By Domaine Leroy

2002 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy, Burgundy, France

An exquisite testament to the mastery of Bourgogne's terroir, the 2002 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy, carries forth the legacy of an excellent vintage. This storied year stands as one ripe with providence; a moderate climate during the growing season laid the groundwork for this wine's remarkable finesse.

 

Precision and Elegance: The Hallmarks of a Stellar Vintage

The 2002 vintage sets itself apart with its structured delicacy and complex balance—an esteemed member of Domaine Leroy's pantheon. Renowned for meticulous vinification and eminent cellaring potential, these factors are accentuated in 2002, much to an investor's delight.

 

A Season of Graceful Maturation

While other vintages from Domaine Leroy flaunt their opulence more overtly, the 2002 Musigny Grand Cru whispers its pedigree. The season’s benevolent weather produced grapes that matured with measured confidence. The result is a wine with poised fruit concentration that intertwines seamlessly with alluring earthy undertones and a well-defined mineral streak.

This particular harvest has yielded a wine with a longevity that promises continued development. Presently, at its drinkable zenith, each sip proffers a bouquet redolent of ripe cherries, ensconced in velvety tannins, and accented by a sublime finish that echoes the tranquility of its birth year.

 

Covetous Longevity - A Wine Investment Triumph

Indeed, for collectors who value evolution in their cellar, Domaine Leroy's 2002 offering is unrivalled. It speaks to those seeking both sensory gratification and advantageous investment—a criteria not so easily met by less distinguished vintages.

In conclusion, the astute connoisseur and savvy investor alike would be remiss to overlook the 2002 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy; it is a paragon highlighting one glorious chapter of Burgundy's rich winemaking narrative.

Current market price

$1,152,790.00

12x75cl

Highest score

98

POP score

38481.11

Scores and tasting notes

98

The graceful, satin-textured 2002 Musigny is produced from three small parcels owned by the Domaine Leroy. Its glorious red cherry and violet-laden nose leads to a magnificently detailed, medium to full-bodied flavor profile. A wine of superb texture, purity, nobility, and length, it displays floral red fruit flavors that linger in its extraordinary finish. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2020. Note: This estate’s 2002s are not yet released. The above estimate is based on the prices of the 2001s, taking into account that the dollar has significantly dropped. Importers include: Martine’s Wines, Novato, CA; tel. (415) 883-0400; and Lauber Imports, Somerville, NJ; tel. (908) 725-2100

Pierre Rovani - The Wine Advocate, 29 June 2004

Vintage performance