2016 Domaine Gerard Raphet RGS 'Les Millandes' 1er Cru Morey-Saint-Denis

$99.95

Just across the road from Clos de la Roche and named for a field where millet once grew, this is a dazzling red Burgundy of which only one barrel—ours—exists in the world. Redolent of crushed raspberries, white pepper, roses, black tea, and pomegranate, this gorgeous Morey puts the grand 2016 vintage on full display!

Psst. Full disclosure time. The wines of the [rather serious] Gérard Raphet really are our favorite wines from the Côte de Nuits. There’s just something about them that can be exhilarating to those who have never tried them. They are intimate, personal red burgundies, with a perfume that simply draws you in and won’t let go, almost as much fun to smell as they are to drink. Imagine our glee when we were picking our favorite barrels from this place, which we label “RGS.” Try a few bottles and you’ll be transported yourself to the scene. Your tattoo appointment won’t be too far behind.

Varietal:
Pinot Noir
Winemaker:
Gerard Raphet
Vintage:
2016
Oak Treatment:
French Oak
Appellation:
Burgundy
Sub-Appellation:
Morey-St-Denis
Vineyard:
Les Millandes
Total Varietal Composition %:
100% Pinot Noir
SKU #:
1WGRA16IR3RGSMILLANDES