2012 hubert lignier, morey-saint-denis premier cru, la riotte
Why We're Buying
Domaine Hubert Lignier La Riotte excels because it's a genuine expression of the terroir. The father and son team doesn't use chemical insecticides or weed killers, ensuring a traditional and organic final product. This pinot noir ranks among the most expensive and sought-after investments from Morey-Saint-Denis La Riotte.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
There is a certain bashfulness on the nose of the 2012 Morey Saint Denis 1er Cru La Riotte at the moment, although the palate is nicely configured with a keen thread of acidity cutting through the citrus-fresh red berry fruit. There is not a huge depth here and yes, the finish is a little austere at the moment, but it will repay another 3 or 4 years in the cellar. This is turning out to be one of Laurent and Hubert's more cerebral offerings this vintage.