Domaine Vincent Girardin Moulin-a-Vent Domaine de la Tour du Bief 2009
The goal of Dom. Vincent Girardin is to continue the tradition of great Moulin-à-Vent wines that, in the last century, were in the league of the great villages of the Côte de Nuits. With their structure and complexity linked to a important capacity for ageing, wines from Moulin-à-Vent were always cited as excellent examples and with age, it's said that they "Pinotent", meaning getting closer to their Burgundian (Pinot) neighbors by evoking aromas of cherry, matured fruits, spices and truffle.
Lush fruit flavors of blackberry and blueberry mix with a core of spice and dried herb notes in this fresh and silky red, which has lightly chewy tannins, followed by lingering hints of dark chocolate and cardamom on the finish. Drink now through 2016. 1,000 cases imported.