Georges Lignier Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru Clos des Ormes 2018
Red fruit and cola on the nose, with plenty of oak spice in the mix too. Highly tannic and stocky in structure. Not the most powerful example of fruit intensity, but enough to open up and reveal hidden depths.
Ex-domaine Burgundy. Domaine Georges Lignier et Fils is a 37-acre estate in Morey-St.-Denis that has been in the Lignier family for generations. The current owner is Georges, grandson of the founder. The domaine has Grand Cru parcels in Clos de la Roche, Clos Saint-Denis, Charmes Chambertin and Bonnes-Mares. There are Premier Cru parcels in Gevrey-Chambertin, Morey-Saint-Denis and Volnay.