Domaine Comte de Vogue   Chambolle Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses

2017 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses

By Domaine Comte de Vogue

2017 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses from Domaine Comte de Vogue, Burgundy

Within the constellation of Burgundy's finest, the 2017 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses from Domaine Comte de Vogue emerges as a beacon of viticultural artistry. The year 2017 bestowed upon Burgundy a relief from the severe frost of the previous harvest, paving the way for a more bountiful yet equally complex expression in this esteemed Premier Cru.

 

A Pantheon of Elegance: The Domaine's Craft

The expertise of Domaine Comte de Vogue is profoundly exhibited in their adept handling of such a delicate vintage. Direct and unyielding attention to detail in both vineyard and cellar has transcended the challenges presented by an initially fearsome spring frost, nurturing the grapes into composing mélanges of consummate charm and sophistication.

 

Capturing the Quintessence: The Singular Splendour of the Vintage

The 2017 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses presents an intriguing paradox; it's both forthright in its youth whilst suggesting an aesthetic peak yet to fully unveil itself over time. Its bouquet unfurls with vibrant red fruits, interlaced with whispers of violet and a quintessential minerality - hallmark reflections of its revered terroir. On the palate, one finds a symphony of precision balance, where plush tannins cradle a luscious acidity, a testament to the harmonious interplay between nature and nurture that the 2017 vintage encapsulates.

Coveted by connoisseurs and collectors alike, this wine integrates seamlessly into investment portfolios, offering a sublime opportunity for those seeking to diversify with a storied label of incipiently accessible and age-worthy vintages.

 

A Connoisseur's Note: Blossoming Investment Potential

My four decades of traversing the vinous realms leaves me confidently asserting that the 2017 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses from Domaine Comte de Vogue represents an alluring addition to any discerning wine investor's collection, shimmering with prospective accretion in both value and sensory allure as its chapters continue to unfold. Here lies a wine replete with narrative, prestige, and promise – an embodiment of Burgundian mastery awaiting its deserved espousal by aficionados and investors alike.

Current market price

$15,770.00

12x75cl

Highest score

93

POP score

726.92

Scores and tasting notes

92-94

The most elegant wine in the cellar is the 2017 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses, a classy offering that bursts with aromas of black raspberries, cherries, rose petals, dark chocolate, spices and grilled squab. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, satiny and succulent, with an ample core of fruit, melting tannins and a long, sappy finish.

William Kelley - The Wine Advocate, 31 January 2019

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