Domaine Leroy   Musigny Grand Cru

1990 Musigny Grand Cru

By Domaine Leroy

1990 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy, Burgundy, France

An epochal season in the revered winemaking history of Burgundy, the 1990 vintage stands tall amidst its illustrious predecessors. Among the eminent names associated with this illustrious year is the 1990 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy, a wine that embodies the quintessence of its terroir with a singular voice.

 

The Vintage's Voice: 1990 Musigny Grand Cru's Narrative

The growing season in Burgundy in 1990 was generous, nurturing the vines at Domaine Leroy with a benevolent climate, presenting an opportunity for a remarkable viticultural achievement. The result was a Musigny Grand Cru that speaks confidently of its birthright; one finds within its depths an ambrosial confluence of richness and balance. Delicate touches of ripe red fruits and a mélange of violets and roses ensnare the senses. With ample time in the bottle, tertiary notes have unfurled like silk in a ballet of earth, truffle, and a drizzle of sweet spices.

 

A Supernal Symbiosis: Terroir and Technique

Lalou Bize-Leroy, with her legendary insistence on precision and organic viticulture, has ensured that each cluster of pinot noir grapes translates the Musigny terroir into liquid poetry. The 1990 vintage was meticulously hewn by nature and nurture into a wine whose structure retains admirable complexity yet has unfurled gracefully with age.

Commanding presence without shouting for attention: a deft line this Musigny Grand Cru walks. Swirling this '90 in your glass amplifies your appreciation of not merely excellence in winemaking but also eloquence of fine Burgundy wines as blue-chip assets.

Ripe for investment contemplation or for gracing the tables of collectors who indulge in the harmony of matured Burgundian artistry, this 1990 offering from Domaine Leroy presents itself as one of the benchmarks by which other vintage wines are judged.

 

A Connoisseur's Closing Notes

In concluding this appreciation of 1990 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy, it resonates profoundly within the pantheon of vinous treasures as testament to a year where climate and skill bestowed upon us a Burgundian masterpiece. For those seeking exclusivity to match their investment acumen, securing such vintage wine is an astute manoeuvre on the chessboard of fine wine collecting.

Market price (GBP)

£203,660.00

12x75cl

Highest score

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POP score

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