Benjamin Leroux Savigny les Beaune Les Vergelesses 1er Cru 2019

$66.00

750ml

91 pts. Burghound - Outstanding

17 in stock

SKU: 2119407201900750 Categories: , ,

Description

100% Pinot Noir. Having created a name for himself as general manager of Comte Armand, Benjamin Leroux now produces some of the finest wines in Burgundy even though his domaine is less than 15 years old. Benjamin is a master at delivering purity of fruit alongside a seamless texture in his wines which have only the subtlest influence of oak. The legendary Burgundy expert, Allen Meadows, said of Ben that he is “extremely thoughtful . . . positively brilliant . . . one of, if not the, most gifted young winemaker in all of Burgundy.” The possibilities are very exciting for this exceptionally talented vigneron as he coaxes so much life and energy out of every single one of his parcels.

Tasting Notes
Here too a deft application of wood sets off the more floral and slightly riper aromas of plum, warm earth and a touch of forest floor. There is more size, weight and power to the bigger-bodied flavors that are less refined before concluding in a serious, compact, youthfully austere and moderately rustic finale. While qualitatively similar to the Haut Jarrons, the texture and structure are markedly different. Note that at least some patience is advised.
- Allen Meadows

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Vintage

2019

Producer

Benjamin Leroux

Country

France

Area

Burgundy

Region

Cote de Beaune

Appellation

Savigny les Beaune

Vineyard Designation

Les Vergelesses

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red