I would say that Monthelie is "Queen" of Burgundian land as Romanee Conti's "The King"
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Age worthy Burgundian "Pinot Noir" from a 300 year old village in Southern Beaune.
very old vines.
stainless steel fermented, matured in neutral barrique at least 1 yr. old.
monopole = the estate owns the entire vineyard
Run by Cataldina Lippo with help from her husband Andre'
"le meix" is a term from the Middle Ages that refers to a set of buildings within a larger agricultural property.
clear ruby red hue, strawberry, blackberry, violets, ripe cherries, peonies, underbrush, liquorice, blood orange acidity, velvety tannins, very Burgundian in structure
On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, fleshy and enveloping, with velvety tannins and ripe acids
Cataldina and Vincent now work the 8 hectares of vines, 13 appellations of the Domaine, with love and commitment. Their philosophy is to respect family traditions whilst using new, modern, environmentally-friendly techniques in order to continue to improve quality. Beyond the quest for excellence in glass, Cataldina & Vincent are also lovers of life: for them, wine is a magic potion that makes you happy when you share it…