Champ de Cour, Moulin-à-Vent
Shimmering purple. Assertive, smoke-accented aromas of fresh dark berries, violet, licorice and exotic spices. Energetic black raspberry, bitter cherry and floral pastille flavors show impressive depth, and a spine of smoky minerality adds lift and delineation. Turns sweeter on the youthfully tannic, penetrating finish, which hangs on with strong, floral-driven tenacity.
The Wine Advocate
From a lieu-dit that's richer in clay, the 2016 Moulin-à-Vent Champ de Cour displays a bouquet of earthy, spicy plums and red fruit, framed by recently used oak. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, with an ampler, fleshier profile than Les Vérillats, its initially chewy tannins melting on the finish. With more concentration and less oak influence...