Vosne-Romanée 2010: panel tasting results

Vosne Romanee 2010, Domaine Dujac 2010
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Domaine Dujac, Aux Malconsorts 1er Cru
Decanter average score: 18.75pts/20 (95+/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 18.5 Anthony Hanson 19 Jasper Morris MW 18.5
Malconsorts is a lustrous addition to the Dujac range, acquired when the Thomas-Moillard domaine was bought jointly by Dujac and De Montille in 2005. The vineyard is located on the mid-slope between La Tâche and the Nuits-Saint-Georges border. The wines are aged in a substantial proportion of new oak, although lightly toasted. The 2008 and 2009 vintages of Malconsorts from Dujac were superb – this is clearly their equal, combining opulence and limpidity. The panel was unanimous in its acclaim.
Stephen Brook: ‘Lush, brooding, oaky cherry nose, opulent fruit. Rich and concentrated, dense but not too extracted. Has limpidity, with fine acidity and zest. A luxurious style, a sumptuous texture and a long, fresh finish.’
Anthony Hanson MW: ‘Ripe, with fine complexity, a lovely nose; full bodied, creamy. Fruit and structure melt together; elegant, firmly tannic length.’
Jasper Morris MW: ‘A perfumed bouquet mixing deep red fruit and spicy oak, along with crushed strawberries of some whole bunches used in the fermentation. Lively on the palate and leaves a beautiful perfume at the back. A delicious and intriguing wine.’
Price £134.28 OW Loeb
Drink 2013–2038
Alc 13.5%