99 points Jasper Morris, MW (Inside Burgundy): "This is fabulous from first sight and first sniff. An imperial purple robe, nothing black. The nose is sensual but controlled, majestic yet within a properly structured set of guidelines. At this level one cannot isolate flavours or it wouldn’t be as great a wine! Sumptuous mouthful is too easy to say, some liquorice at the back, with more red fruit than black, and good acidity. A magical wine for the long term future. Drink from 2030-2050. (Nov 2022)"
99 points Neal Martin (Vinous): "The 2015 Musigny Grand Cru offers compelling estuarine and oyster shell scents on a complex, extremely well focused nose. The palate is medium-bodied with fine, supple tannin, pure blackberry and raspberry fruit, and enthralling mineralité that seems to blossom toward the aristocratic finish. This is a fabulous wine, a Musigny flirting with perfection – and a serious contender for wine of the vintage. Tasted blind at the annual Burgfest tasting. Drink: 2025-2060. (Nov 2018)"
99 points Tim Atkin, MW: "Freddy Mugnier has 1.13 hectares of Musigny, spread over two parcels. That’s more than most people, but it’s not at lot for the world. As it was in 2014, this is one of the greatest wines of the region: a little more closed perhaps, but with the same understated power, chalky freshness and feline grace. The tannins slide across the palate like a figure skater on ice. 2022-35. (2017)"
98 points John Gilman (View From the Cellar): "We are still at least five years away from the release of the 2015 Musigny from the domaine, but put a note in the calendar, as this is one of the finest wines of the vintage and it will be a lovely addition for the cellar. The bouquet is stunningly deep and pure, with a sappy personality that includes notes of red and black cherries, musky violet tones, dark chocolate, kaleidoscopic minerality, woodsmoke, gamebird, a touch of nutskin and a very sophisticated base of vanillin oak. On the palate the wine si deep, full-bodied and very pure on the attack, with a rock solid core of fruit, ripe, buried tannins and a very long, sappy, nascently complex and powerful finish. Great juice. 2035-2100. (May/Jun 2020)"
98 points Stephen Brook (Decanter): "Deep red, as it usually is at Mugnier, although he can't explain why. Voluptuous nose with more dark fruits than usual, black cherries and blueberries providing a lavish but not blowsy fruitiness. Rich and majestic, full-bodied and weighty, with no rough edges or signs of excessive extraction. Highly concentrated but not to excess, it has underlying acidity that gives tension and poise as well as persistence. The quintessence of great red Burgundy. Drinking Window: 2022-2045. (Jan 2017)"
97 points Allen Meadows (Burghound): "(from a 1.13 ha holding). There is a whiff of secondary development on the still mostly primary and wonderfully spicy nose that is comprised by notes of cassis, poached plum, violet, lilac and Asian-style tea. The rich, vibrant and succulent big-bodied flavors flash plenty of minerality on the muscular, dusty, moderately austere and still firmly compact finale. This is a big but not really robust Musigny that if more powerful than usual, if less refined, while delivering simply stunning length. It's clear that this is still very young and while it's a Mugnier Musigny that should be approachable after 10 to 12 years of age, if you wish to see it at its apogee, 20+ years is likely to be required. In a word, brilliant. Drink: 2035+. (Jan 2023)"
Steen Öhman (Winehog): "Last but not least the mighty Musigny … that will be released later that the other cuvées. It somehow sum up the whole range, as it beholds all the prominent qualities of the other wines – the mineral focus of Les Amoureuses – the layred and generous fruit of Bonnes Mares and the refinement and hedonistic pleasure of the other wines. It does however take the whole thing to another level .. and underlines that Musigny is among the top five terroirs in Cote de Nuits … so complex, so intense and yet so generous. In my view Musigny is perhaps the terroir that require the longest cellaring to unfold all the magnificent complexity .. so this is an exceptional wine to cellar and cherish. It will require at least 20 years to unfold fully. (8/15/16)"
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