2015 - Vougeot 1er Cru Les Petits Vougeots Alain Hudelot-Noëllat
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noëllat
Region
Vougeot
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2020 - 2032
Case size
12x75cl
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2015 VOUGEOT 1ER CRU LES PETITS VOUGEOTS ALAIN HUDELOT-NOËLLAT - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noëllat
Region
Vougeot
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2020 - 2032
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,112.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2016

    An absolute gem, this glorious premier cru Vougeot has a decided Chambolle style, with bright raspberry fruit aromas. This is such an exciting wine to taste with its delicious volume of unctuous fruit. Scented and quite delectable.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2016,
    Score: 91-93

    The 2015 Vougeot 1er Cru les Petits Vougeot is matured in around 25% new oak. There is a mixture of red and black fruit vying for attention on the nose, a spoonful of blueberry jam and iodine emerging with time, imparting what I suspect will eventually be a sense of extravagance. The palate is medium-bodied with a very detailed entry. There is fine mineral expression here and great tension. Cohesive with a pinch of spice lending energy on the finish, there is impressive substance to this Vougeot that could probably show many Clos de Vougeot and thing or two. This comes highly recommended. Drink Date 2019 - 2032

  • BURG

    Burghound, January 2017,
    Score: 90-92

    All but invisible wood easily allows the cool and airy red cherry, pomegranate and floral characters to shine. The sleek, elegant and pure middle weight flavors exude a fine bead of minerality that can also be found on the tightly wound and linear finale. This refined effort isn't very 2015 in style; indeed it could easily be mistaken for a 2010 or 2014. Drink 2023+

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Producer

Domaine Alain Hudelot-Noëllat

The Hudelots are an ancient Burgundian family whose ancestry can be traced back to Chambolle since before the French Revolution. Needless to say, wine has been in their blood for almost as long. Alain Huedlot began his wine career in 1954 working for his father and other local growers. At the ripe young age of 20, he started renting vineyards from his family in Chambolle Musigny until eventually receiving other small parcels from his father. Following a passionate and whirlwind romance with the granddaughter of Charles Noellat, he married despite protests from her family. This controversial union ensured additional vineyards despite a harrying and lengthy legal battle. Today the domaine owns a total of 10 well-situated hectares, which are split over 5 communes. Alain Hudelot’s grandson Charles Van Canneyt is a man on a mission. Having arrived at the domaine from Champagne only six years ago, he is already considered one of the brightest young talents in the region. These wines are wonderful examples of traditionally styled Burgundy - superbly pure and focused with an undeniable sense of terroir.

Region

Vougeot

Unlike the other predominant Côte de Nuits appellations, Vougeot's main appellation is its onlygrand cru vineyard, Clos de Vougeot. It is by far the largest grand cru of the area totalling over 50 hectares with over 40 owners rumoured to own vines. As a result, its vineyards run from the flat, clay-dominated valley floor to the well-drained, venerated sloped hillsides suggesting that its quality ending on where it is grown. As a result, it is often the least valued of the grand crus and can offer excellent value, particularly in good vintages where ripeness has been attained.