Clos de Tart 2016
A Legendary Offering
A Wine for the Heart & Mind
For a fraction of the price of DRC, experience the Clos de Tart: a single-vineyard Burgundian monopole in the village of Morey-St-Denis that dates back to 1141. 2016 was a gloriously classic vintage, one in which securing the best of the best will reward savvy buyers for decades to come.
This otherworldly pricing on a six-pack puts our already lowest-in-the-country price at an incredible $110/bottle below the national average! Where else could you find such acclaimed pedigree, history and profundity?
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“among the most prized wines of Burgundy… [a wine that] pulls at the heartstrings as well as the head” –Decanter Magazine
“one of Burgundy’s rare confluence of quality and quantity” –William Kelley, Wine Advocate
“One of the finest wines from the Côte d’Or in 2016. It’s that simple.” –Neal Martin, Wine Advocate
William Kelley – Wine Advocate 97 points “The superb 2016 Clos de Tart Grand Cru confirms the promise it showed from barrel, unfurling in the glass with a striking bouquet of raspberries, rose petals, blood orange, black tea, spices and smoked meats. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied, pure and ample, with a deep core of vibrant, searingly intense fruit that entirely cloaks its structuring chassis of satiny tannin, concluding with a long and captivatingly floral finish. More elegant and transparent than the richer and fleshier 2015, this is an exceptional vintage for Clos de Tart. That there are fully 27,000 bottles makes this one of Burgundy’s rare confluence of quality and quantity.”
Neal Martin-Wine Advocate 97-99 points “The 2016 Clos de Tart Grand Cru was assessed from a blend of all the component parts (except the young vines) that I previously tasted separately, as I have done over the last decade. The final blend will be 80% new oak, whereas my sample contained 100%, although this was discrete and enmeshed with the fruit. It has a fascinating bouquet, much more nuanced than those from a decade ago, dark fruit, a little earthier, with the stem addition lending it more freshness and even, dare I say, slightly green—and I mean that in a very positive sense. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp acidity, a core of slightly candied black cherry and blackcurrant fruit framed by quite “strict” tannin and a fresh, marine-influenced, brine-tinged finish that lingers long in the mouth. There is a sense of harmony and completeness here that, even over 20 years tasting at this address, I have rarely encountered. You can just feel the frisson in this wine. One of the finest wines from the Côte d’Or in 2016. It’s that simple.”
Decanter 95 points “The Clos de Tart 2016 is really quite special, and after the technically perfect but soulless wines of the Pitiot-era, it is refreshing to taste a wine at this address that pulls at the heartstrings as well as the head. Aromas of peony, plum, red cherry, roast espresso and incipient gamebird precede a full-bodied, ineffably complete wine with superb depth and dimension, velvety tannins and a deep core of fruit. Concentrated but elegant, this has attained a superb balance. Jacques Devauges has clearly hit the ground running at this storied address. Drinking Window 2027-2045.”
This is the lowest listed price in the USA today (1/11/19)!
The average price on 1/11/19 was $609