The Clos de la Roche 1999 from Hubert Lignier is still very youthful and a real powerhouse. In the bouquet sweet dark fruits, cherries, liquorice, oriental spices and a hint of forrest undergrowth. On the palate dense dark and ripe fruit, fine ripe tannins and a good backbone of minerality. Very powerful, but still quite refined – a classic Clos de la Roche and old school Hubert Lignier. Will not reach full maturity before 2020. What a great wine!
(Drink from 2022) Outstanding – 95p
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- Hubert Lignier, Clos de la Roche 1997 January 1, 2018
- Hubert Lignier, Clos de la Roche 1996 December 19, 2015
- Hubert Lignier, Morey-Saint-Denis Tres Girard 2012 March 11, 2015
- Hubert Lignier, Clos de la Roche 1996 January 4, 2015
- Hubert Lignier, Morey-Saint-Denis Tres Girard 2011 March 4, 2014
- Hubert Lignier, Clos de la Roche 1999 November 7, 2013
- Hubert Lignier, Morey-Saint-Denis 1er cru VV. 2002 October 3, 2013
- Hubert Lignier, Clos de la Roche 2002 December 29, 2012
- Hubert Lignier, Clos de la Roche 2003 December 5, 2012
- Hubert Lignier, Morey-Saint-Denis 1er cru 1999 July 21, 2012
- Hubert Lignier, Clos de la Roche 1999 March 7, 2012
- Sips and Samples – week 43 – 2011 October 28, 2011
- Hubert Lignier, Clos de la Roche 2002 September 20, 2011
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