From a wonderfully placed morsel in the Dix Jouneaux and Montiottes Basses portions of the Clos, neighboring De Montille and Prieuré Roch and just a stone’s throw from the Mugneret Gibourg sisters, this proves to be the real deal in the implosive/explosive, spherically expansive Grand cru magic of the Clos de Vougeot at its best, with its solid core of minerality driving the dazzling show. This is easily among the top to two Clos de Vougeots that I tasted among my nearly fifty visits this year, clearly surpassing the Mugneret Gibourg and a smidgen better than the knockout good example from Hudelot Noellat. Yes, it is that good. Only three barrels made, 75 cases. A little * awarded here. Yet another holy shitballz moment.
2016 Jean Pierre Guyon Clos de Vougeot Grand cru