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Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey, 'Monthélie' Les Riottes 1er Cru, Côte de Beaune, France, 2021

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Overview of the Wine
Pierre-Yves Colin was the winemaker for his father's Domaine Marc Colin until 2005. He began his own domaine, first as a micro-négociant operation, focusing on tiny quantities of the finest wines that he can buy. Now he has grown his domaine with the help of family holdings to 70% plots that he owns and 30% grapes he purchases. His holdings are mostly in Chassagne-Montrachet (where the domaine is located) but he also produces multiple bottlings of Meursault, St. Aubin, and Puligny-Montrachet. Pierre-Yves has rapidly become a star in Cote de Beaune and is now considered one of the pre-eminent young producers of White Burgundy. His choice to use larger demi-muid barrels and eschew the use of battonnage, makes each one of his bottlings a clear expression of its terroir and a study in mineral-driven Chardonnay. Tasting in the Colin-Morey cellar (or anywhere you are lucky enough to have a bottle), is truly a special experience. With each vintage Pierre-Yves continues to prove his enormous talent and we look forward to drinking his years for many years to come!

Grape / Blend
Pinot Noir

Origin
Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France

Tasting Notes
Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Monthelie 1er Cru Les Riottes Rouge 2021 is a youthful and approachable red wine. While it may still be in its early stages of development, it offers a prettiness that can be enjoyed now. Monthelie 1er Cru Les Riottes Rouge wines exhibits a combination of red fruit flavours, such as cherry and raspberry, with hints of spice and earthiness. The wine is medium-bodied with a balanced acidity and smooth tannins. the wine has a fresh and vibrant character, making it a versatile and enjoyable choice for pairing with a variety of dishes.

Product size: 750ml

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