Domaine Taupenot Merme, Auxey Duresses 1st Cru

Sale price ($) 1.75

Auxey-Duresses offers excellent value for money, and in this vintage the purity and crunchiness of fruit really shows through. For a fantastic display of pure and vivid Pinot Noir, look no further.

$1.880 $1.750


  • Region & country
    Auxey-Duresses, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France
  • Grape
    Pinot Noir
  • Maturity
    Ready 2017 – 2021
  • Colour
  • Sweetness
  • Style
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • Classification
    Premier Cru

Since Romain Taupenot took over this domaine in 1998, quality has been progressing continuously, making him one of the rising stars in Burgundy. The Auxey-Duresses appellation is a source for some inexpensive Pinots and Romain’s style of wine is elegant rather than powerful. This has lovely, precise and delicate red cherry and violet notes. The fine-grained tannins are in balance with the aromatic red fruit palate and it’s fresh on the finish.

Press Reviews:

`The 2015 Auxey Duresses 1er Cru comes from two parcels in Les Duresses and Les Grands Champs. It has a very satisfying bouquet with lifted blackberry, briary and light earthy notes. There is a light floral note developing. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp acidity, very well balanced with tart red cherry and cranberry leaf, nicely structured with a brisk, lively finish.` 89-91 – Neal Martin,
93pts, Tim Atkin MW

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