This outstanding red Burgundy from an excellent producer is as good as some of the Crus of the Côte de Nuits, but much more affordable.
As well as producing amazing white wines, Chassagne-Montrachet also turns out very good quality reds, of which this 'Vielles Vignes' is an excellent example. This comes from two parcels of vines lying close to the village. Yields from these old vines are low, making an intense wine, with fresh and ripe fruit aromas. In the mouth it has great concentration and structure.
Chassagne-Montrachet is home to some of the most talented winemaking families in the world and one of the most important is the Morey family who have lived in the village since 1643. Thomas Morey grew up working for ...Learn more
“Chassagne-Montrachet is of course rightly celebrated for its whites, but on a recent trip to Burgundy I was consistently impressed by the quality, character and value of the village’s reds. On returning home I thought it would be sensible to familiarise myself with some of the Roberson stocks and this wine from Domaine Thomas Morey is a great example.”
“Thomas Morey is no stranger to our reviews over the years, but this Vielles Vignes wine (that we haven't reviewed before) is tremendous value from such a revered producer. Cranberry and pomegranate layers with generous earthy undertones, it's both beautiful and serious.”