Saturday, March 12, 2016

Domaine du Comte Liger-Belair (Vosne-Romanée) -- 2014s Tasted from Cask, Tank Sample, and Bottle

Louis-Michel Liger-Belair said that he began harvest on 15 September. He aims to make 35 hl/ha in reds, but in 2014 he made 28 hl/ha (in 2015, it was 26 hl/ha); there was some hail damage in 2014 in Reignots, La Romanée, and Échézeaux, and smaller amounts in some of the other vineyards. He used whole clusters only in premiers crus and grands crus. Malolactic fermentations were late here. (Continue reading here.)