Reviewed byNeal MartinIssue Date 30th Dec 2017 Source 234, The Wine Advocate Drink Date 2019 - 2030
The 2016 Nuits Saint-Georges 1er Cru Les Boudots comes equipped with a vibrant and vivacious bouquet with blueberry and violets, orange blossom with just judicious touch of stemminess that imparts freshness. The palate is medium-bodied with fresh acidity. There are discrete hints of marmalade; generous in the mouth with good volume on the seductive finish. I can envisage this being quite forward once in bottle and, therefore, will not require extended bottle age like other 2016s from the domaine. This is one of my favorite releases of this wine in recent years.
Tasted: Jan 15, 2018Drink: 2026+Issue: 69
Tasting note: This is also quite spicy with a pretty and broad-ranging array of black cherry, plum and violet aromas that are cut with warm earth wisps. The big-bodied flavors possess a bit more size, weight and evident power that are bolstered by the impressive level of sappy dry extract that also serves to buffer the lengthy if youthfully austere finale. Good juice here with excellent upside development potential.