93.3 points CellarTracker.com community score.
91-93 points William Kelley (Wine Advocate): "The 2017 Vosne-Romanée 1er Cru Petits Monts offers up an appealing bouquet of sweet red berries, dried flowers and orange rind, framed by a deft touch of wood. On the palate, the wine is medium to full-bodied, fleshy and supple, framed by a fine-grained but firm chassis of tannin that asserts itself on the finish. It seems to me that the improved farming that Berthaut has instituted since taking control of this parcel is beginning to make itself felt, as this is more vibrant than previous renditions. (Jan 2019)"
91-93 points and 'Outstanding,' Allen Meadows (Burghound): "(from a .50 ha parcel that must be worked by horse). This too is quite firmly reduced though wisps of spice can be discerned. Otherwise the sleek, velvety and seductive medium-bodied flavors possess first-rate intensity and minerality with enough sap to buffer the moderately firm tannic spine shaping the mouth coating, balanced and lingering finish. This is really quite classy and very Petits Monts in character. Drink: 2029+. (Jan 2019)"
91 points Neal Martin (Vinous): "The 2017 Vosne-Romanée Les Petits-Monts 1er Cru is matured in 40% new oak and includes 20% whole bunches (Amélie Berthaut wanted more, but there was insufficient space in the tanks). This is plowed by horse since the vineyard is too steep to use a tractor. It has quite an intense bouquet, perhaps not quite as detailed as the Lavaut Saint-Jacques, opening with crushed violet petal aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin and saline in the mouth, leading to a finely tuned, lightly spiced and quite persistent finish. This is very promising. Drink: 2022-2035. (Jan 2019)"
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