Domaine Leroy   Musigny Grand Cru

1995 Musigny Grand Cru

By Domaine Leroy

1995 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy, Burgundy, France

Encased within the esteemed realm of Burgundy's finest terrains lies a gemstone that effortlessly transcends its peers – the 1995 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy. This vintage emerged from a year marked by climatic teeter-tottering, an intricate ballet that serendipitously resulted in an exceptionally harmonious showcase of nuanced complexity.


Venerable Vines Yield Investment-worthy Nectar

In the year '95, unpredictable weather prevailed across Burgundy until relief came with idyllic conditions nearing harvest. It was precisely this oscillation that carved a snug cradle for Musigny grapes to develop their intrigue. Domaine Leroy, with its scrupulous devotion to biodynamic viticulture, responded artfully, teasing out a wine with resonant depth and poised elegance indicative of optimal ripeness met with startling acidity.


The Distinct Dance of '95

The 1995 Musigny Grand Cru parades an olfactory ballet; its aromas pirouette amidst dark cherries and meticulously curated earthy undertones with occasional hints of sweet spice to elevate the performance. On the palate, this Grand Cru's continuity is unbroken – a lithe, channelled vigor courses through a body both profound and vibrant, culminating in a lingering finish resplendent with silken tannins.

Decades have gently coaxed open the seeing eye of this vintage, yet there exists in each bottle a youthful vigour, belying its years – a juxtaposed signature perhaps unique to the '95 as it patiently unfurls facets unseen in other vintages from the Musigny appellation.


A Concluding Note for Collectors and Connoisseurs

In an enological tapestry where each thread is wound with care, the 1995 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy distinguishes itself as an intricate weave. Investing in such a vintage means securing not merely a bottle but a moment in winemaking history where every sip resonates with the wisdomof time-pampered vines and the foresighted audacity of the vintner. A singular moment captured within glass walls that await those astute enough to anticipate its crescendo.

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The dark-colored 1995 Musigny has blackberry, cassis, and sweet floral aromas. It is a masculine, broad-shouldered wine with loads of concentrated dark fruit and violet flavors. Dense, intense, yet completely backward and closed, it will require significant cellaring. Projected maturity: 2007-2015.

Pierre Rovani - The Wine Advocate, 27 October 2000

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