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IronGate Fine Wine Auction

Tue, Apr 30, 2024 10:00AM EDT - Tue, May 7, 2024 08:00PM EDT
  • 2018
  • 750ml
  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Cote de Nuits
  • Vosne-Romanee
  • Pinot Noir
  • Red
  • EE1717
  • EE1717
Lot 334

2018 Domaine Dujac Vosne Romanee Aux Malconsorts Premier Cru - 1 bottle(s)-750ml format

Estimate: CAD$650 - CAD$900

Bid Increments

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CAD$0 CAD$20
CAD$500 CAD$50
CAD$1,000 CAD$100
CAD$2,000 CAD$200
CAD$3,000 CAD$250
CAD$5,000 CAD$500
CAD$10,000 CAD$1,000
CAD$20,000 CAD$2,000
CAD$50,000 CAD$5,000
CAD$100,000 CAD$10,000
This lot is comprised of 1 bottle(s) of 2018 Domaine Dujac Vosne Romanee Aux Malconsorts Premier Cru - 750ml. Estimate for this lot is between $650 - $900 with a reserve of $500. The wine in this lot belongs to collection 11327.

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A WSET certified collector who became more interested in wine as he continued to learn about it. He began his cellar about six years ago, sourcing from the LCBO, SAQ, through trusted agencies, bottle shops, and auctions. Everything was stored under temperature and humidity control.
The wine in this lot has a score of 95 from Robert Parker and the following tasting note -Aromas of rose petals, red berries, plums, woodsmoke, exotic spices and hoisin introduce Dujac's 2018 Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Aux Malconsorts, a full-bodied, layered wine that's dramatic and enveloping but impressively fine-boned, with rich, powdery structuring tannins and a long, sapid finish. This showed especially well from barrel, and it has fully fulfilled its promise in bottle. The 2019 vintage is a terrific success for Domaine Dujac. Perfumed, concentrated and vibrant, with beautifully refined tannins and bright fruit tones despite the warmth and sunshine of the vintage, I'd be happy to own any or all of the cuvées reviewed here. The 2018s, revisited in bottle, have also lived up to my high expectations- More overtly muscular and structured than the 2019s, these are serious wines built for the cellar, but their potential is evident and anyone opening bottles 20 or 30 years from now will be delighted to own them. Of course, readers will be familiar with the outlines of the Dujac approach to producing red Burgundy- organic farming, fermentation in (for the most part) concrete vats with a predominance of whole clusters and élevage in barrels largely sourced from Tonnellerie Rémond. Since Jeremy Seysses took the reins from father Jacques in 2001, there have been evolutions- Inspired by Christophe Roumier, Jeremy seeks to retard malolactic fermentation, he's tried retaining more lees, and there were experiments with leaving the wines unracked throughout their élevage. In the last handful of years, everything appears to have fallen into place in what might be called the contemporary Dujac style, and the few vintages have been, to my palate, especially successful.