Romain Taupenot is one of the rising stars in Burgundy and is the 7th generation, along with his sister Virginie, to continue the family tradition. Romain is a perfectionist who is always striving to achieve the very best and he has transformed his family domaine over the last few years producing increasingly impressive wines. He uses organic methods and focuses on expressing pure fruit flavours which display each terroir. Oak is used judiciously to avoid dominating the wines. Romain’s wines are refined and pure, rather than powerful, a style which expresses itself well through his excellent 2011s which are extremely...
Restrained power with savoury cherry pips underpin the rich, ripe strawberry and black cherry fruit. On the palate the seductively intense berry fruit is cupped by fine supple tannins and this leads to an explosion of smoky minerality on the long, driven and complex finish. Drink from 2025.Armit Winesmore
Bottle 75cl £149.68
A savoury, smoky, earthy nose with wild red and black fruit. There is a mouth-watering freshness which plays with the precise, pure strawberry fruit. The bright fruit is swathed around a rich, earthy core, all of which is effortlessly supported by beautifully integrated, velvety tannins. The finish is very long, poised and concentrated with mineral complexity and exquisite length. This...more
Bottle 75cl £161.68