Clos Saint-Denis grand cru
  • Clos Saint-Denis grand cru

Clos Saint-Denis Grand Cru 2018

  • Red
  • 75 cl

Clos St Denis Grand Cru again superbly managed by the family Magnien. Still on the fruit, there is already evidence of a flexibility amazing and a richness which is the trademark of the greatest red wines of Burgundy.

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Clos Saint-Denis Grand Cru 2018

  • Complex

  • Powerful

  • Mineral

  • Fruity

  • Woody

CLOS SAINT-DENIS Grand Cru 2018

Power, opulence and elegance characterize this beautiful wine from the Côte de Nuits. Among the most prestigious appellations in the world, the Clos St Denis is one of the wines the most successful in the Field Magnien.

The wine has a colorful dress. Aromas of red and black fruits are going to be very present. The nose is developed and complex, with notes of spices, or even flowers, as the violet.

To the palate a wine full-bodied, very concentrated and complex. Roundness and balance are the reflection of a great vintage and winemaking successful.

A wonderful gift to give someone who can keep very good bottles of wine in good conditions !

This Clos Saint-Denis grand cru 2018 has a potential still very important, of the order of 10 to 15 years.

Serving temperature of wine : 12 to 14° in its youth, 15 to 16° in maturity

caractéristiques

  • Appellation

    Grand Cru
  • Type of Wine

    Vin tranquille
  • Wine Making

    Fûts de Chêne
  • Grape Variety

    Pinot Noir
  • Harvest

    Manuelles
  • Burgundy Region

    Côte de Nuits
  • Vintage

    2018
  • Service

    14 à 16°
appellation

Clos Saint Denis

Wine Characteristics

Diversity is to be expected as each Grand Cru has its own personality.
To the eye, this wine is plain ruby, sometimes a bit darker. Veiled in strawberry and violet, the Clos de Tart offers both robustness and charm. Quite tannic when young, it softens with age while gaining in complexity. The Clos des Lambrays is a true aristocrat, fully rounded in youth and with added depth and gravity as the years go by. The Clos Saint-Denis impresses by its finely-tuned nuances – this wine is the Mozart of the Côte de Nuits. The Clos de la Roche is firmer, deeper and more serious, closely akin to Chambertin. Aromas of humus and truffle are often precursors to notes of small red or black fruits. A small part of the Bonnes-Mares appellation lies in this commune, but the greater part is in Chambolle-Musigny. (See Appellation sheets No.5).

 

Wine Steward’s Tip

Intense and full-bodied when fully mature, these wines have a densely tannic texture and an aromatic richness which makes them a fitting – and equal - partner for feathered game. They are perfect, too, with a rib steak and, for lovers of Asian cuisine, adapt well to the aromatic intensity of glazed poultry. Their supple but virile tannins go well with veal (braised or in sauce) and with roast or braised lamb. One must also not forget their invaluable affinity for strong-flavoured soft-centred cheeses.
Serving temperatures: 12 to 13°C for young wines,15 to 16°C for older wines.

 

Situation


Of all the villages of the Côte de Nuits, Morey-Saint-Denis is one of the most fruitful in terms of the number of its Grands Crus. The Clos de Tart, which remains a solely-held entity, was founded by the Cistercians of Tart in 1141.
Since that date, it has been owned by only three families. The Clos Saint-Denis came on the scene in the 11th century, thanks to the fortress of Vergy. The Clos de la Roche and Clos des Lambrays are both semi-monopoles and both have long histories which have involved some adjustment of boundaries between Climats. The Clos de la Roche and Clos Saint-Denis were awarded their appellation Grand Cru on 8 December 1936, Clos de Tart on 4 January 1939, and Clos des Lambrays 27 April 1981.
Facing east or slightly south of east at around 250 metres above sea-level, these Climats may be seen as a southerly extension of the Grands Crus of Gevrey- Chambertin. First comes the Clos de la Roche, then Clos Saint-Denis followed by Clos des Lambrays, and finally Clos de Tart leading to Bonnes-Mares.
 

Terroirs


Limestone dominates in the Clos de la Roche where the soil is barely 30 cm deep with few pebbles but with large boulders which give the Climat its name.
In the Clos de Tart, scree-derived soils 40-120 cm thick cover the underlying limestone. The Upper part of the Clos des Lambrays is marly with claylimestone soil further down. The Clos Saint-Denis at the foot of the slope has pebble-free brown limestone soils which contain phosphorus (like Chambertin) and clay (like Musigny).

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Wine Estate

Domaine Magnien

The Domaine Magnien is located in Morey St Denis in the heart of the Côte de Nuits, famous for these great red wines of Burgundy, especially its Grands Crus.

Producer of the greatest wines of Burgundy, it offers beautiful appellations like Charmes Chambertin, Chambolle Musigny, Morey St Denis, and even the Clos Saint Denis Grand Cru.

Stéphane Magnien follows in the footsteps of his father Jean Paul to offer extremely well-crafted wines, with a professionalism and rigor of every moment.