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Domaine de la Vougeraie Vougeot 1er Les Cras

Domaine de la Vougeraie Vougeot 1er Les Cras

2000 Vougeraie, Vougeot 1er Les Cras try to find this wine...
Medium, medium-plus ruby-red colour. The nose is deep, edged with sweet oak spice and more than a hint of cedar – reminiscent of an 04 but less ‘high-toned’. In the mouth this is sweetly ripe and with a little fat in its texture but also a nice core of acidity. Plush but tasty though the decent length finish still shows a little bitter oaky element that has almost become bitter chocolate rather than just ‘bitter’ – a little creamy coconut too – but also some more cedar. For the first hour it was open it was alternately yummy and engaging then herby and bitter, I expected improvement, but instead the palate became a little prickly/pickley. Basically this is all over the place today – unusual for a 2000 – so I can’t recommended it.
Rebuy – No (I hope the 5 in the cellar improve…)

5 responses to “vougeraie 2000 vougeot 1er les cras”

  1. Drew Skroback

    Bill, wondering if you have tried (recently or not) this producer’s 2000 Vougeot Blanc, Clos du Prieur or his 2000 Corton, Clos du Roi? Thanks!

    Drew

  2. Drew Skroback

    Thanks!

  3. Milton Quek

    Dear Bill, Have you had the chance to retry the wine? Thank you. Milton

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