Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2015

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at morrellwine.com • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 28 xxx The lighT, righT Touch T his is an insider's Burgundy in the best sense. Based in Chassagne, Alexandre and Benoit Moreau are known for their light touch, feeling that great soil (organic farming, no pesticides), impeccable grapes (low yields) and minimal intervention in the cellar are the keys to excellence. The 2012 Volnay-Santenots is a perfect expression of the house style. ✦ domaine Bernard Moreau et fils volnay-Santenots 2012 JG 90+ » $85 "The bouquet is deep, nascently complex and quite concentrated... full-bodied and nicely structured, with a fine core, excellent transparency, ripe tannins and very fine length..." (1303109) precision and poWer M eticulous winemaking is Claude Dugat's hallmark. He aims for low yields, small berries, de-stemming before pressing, followed by a slow fermentation using native yeasts. The domaine's wines are unfined and unfiltered and aged in a mix of old and new French oak except for the grands crus which are given 16-18 months of 100% new oak before bottling. Dugat's care and precision are reflected in the glass and have won him a near cult-like following. ✦ domaine Claude dugat Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru 2011 AG 95 » $340 "The 2011 Charmes-Chambertin is pure pleasure. Black cherries, plums, cloves, violets and new leather are all woven together in a fabric of notable class. Here it is the wine's extraordinary textural finesse and overall harmony that take over all of the senses. There is so much to like here..." (1306251) BURGUNDY

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