Domaine Leroy   Musigny Grand Cru

2014 Musigny Grand Cru

By Domaine Leroy

2014 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy, Burgundy, France

Among Burgundy's cherished names, Domaine Leroy stands with an illustrious aire, especially when one encounters the splendour of their Musigny Grand Cru. The 2014 vintage from this revered producer encapsulates a year that was no stranger to viticultural challenges, but nonetheless emerged triumphantly in the complex alchemy of winemaking. A season marked by alternating episodes of sunshine and rain, it honed the berries into a duality of concentrated flavour and graceful acidity.

 

Exemplary Expression of a Demanding Season

The fortitude displayed by the 2014 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy is allegorical to the very vines it hails from—deeply rooted, resilient, transcending the tribulations of climatic oscillations. This wine manifests the vintage's characteristics with an articulate precision—a tapestry of tart red fruit led by cherries and ripe strawberries interwoven with subtle undertones of earthiness and robust tannins.

 

The Investment Worthy Harvest

While each harvest tells its own tale, 2014 is whispered amongst collectors as a near miraculous year, preserving the integrity and essence of Musigny Grand Cru with remarkable balance and depth. The keen investor recognises not only the finesse of such a bottled epoch but also the enumeration capacity it nestles within its future trajectory.

The grace with which the 2014 Musigny Grand Cru from Domaine Leroy dances on the palate now promises further complexity with age. Silken in texture yet resolute in structure, it is a vintage that acknowledges its singular journey through Burgundy's tumultuous season to what can be regarded as a reverential destination in any discerning collection.

In sum, Domaine Leroy has artfully crafted not just a beverage but an experience—a testament to its superlative winemaking philosophy. Overall, the 2014 vintage asserts itself firmly among its peers as an investable masterpiece awaiting the connoisseur's uncorking or the astute investor's long-term vision.

Current market price

$772,640.00

12x75cl

Highest score

96

POP score

39555.63

Scores and tasting notes

95-97

Unlike last year, there are three barrels of the 2014 Musigny Grand Cru this year instead of two, not that it is going to make it any easier to find and somehow, I'm not expecting a massive reduction in price. It has a very complex bouquet with dark red fruit, limestone, a hint of hickory and wild hedgerow, quite mercurial in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, silkier than the Clos de Vougeot, harmonious with a killer thread of spice that bursts out towards the finish. Very complex and sophisticated, this Musigny deserves several years in bottle before even thinking about it.

Neal Martin - The Wine Advocate, 30 December 2015

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