Domaine Dujac, Morey-Saint-Denis Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 2001

Domaine Dujac, Morey-Saint-Denis, Clos de la Roche Grand Cru 2001

An effulgent, immature cherry red.  Low-toned nose: baritone, broad and deep, with meat, smoke and savory notes. Forest floor and more than a touch of the stems. Rigorous, scrupulous and composed. Well textured, very classy core of red & black fruit on the palate, medium-full body: morello cherry, briary blackberry, raspberry rôti. A metaphorical darkness to this Dujac.  A superior grip and acidity on this ’01.  Very long on the palate, a saline-mineral-stone bath of a finish.  Deadly serious wine.  Needs significant time to come into its own (if you had one bottle of this of excellent provenance I wouldn’t touch it before its twentieth birthday).  From 2016+.

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