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Musigny Blanc becomes a Grand Cru again

The exceptional Côte de Nuits, Musigny Blanc from Comte Georges de Voguë has been declassified for 22 years from the 1993 to the 2015 vintage as the vines were considered too young for the quality of the iconic appellation. Musigny is an exception in the world of the grands crus from the Côte de Nuits. Totalling 10.77 hectares, it produces some of the most delicate wines of Burgundy. Its unique character can be notably explained by the higher content of red limestone in its sub-soil. The owners of Musigny include very iconic producers…

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Auction report: collectable Côte de Nuits from Noëllat and Clair-Daü

The iDealwine auction which ended on 20 July was made up primarily of renowned Bordeaux and Burgundy wines from the cellar of one single keen wine enthusiast. This collector had acquired an exceptional selection of Burgundy grands crus from Noellat and Clair-Daü. These wines in vintages which are now almost impossible to find have become real treasures and enthusiasts were all too well aware of this! We review this fine auction sale. The collector whose cellar was divided up for auction on 20 July had acquired an impressive series of Côte de Nuits…

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