Benjamin Leroux Bourgogne Rouge 2016 - iWine.sg

Benjamin Leroux Bourgogne Rouge 2016

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Medium bodied with lovely balance with attractive red currants and dark cherries. Supple and fine tannins make this wine so yummy! Highly recommended for most consumers!

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Food Pairing: Roast duck or beef, most Chinese stirred fried cuisines

Variety: Pinot Noir

Country: France

Region: Burgundy

Alcohol: 13.5%

Benjamin Leroux was touted by Jancis Robinson MW as the heir to the 'next Henri Jayer'. Jayer was a legendary Burgundy producer. Benjamin was considered a prodigy winemaker when he became the winemaker and General Manager of the famous Pommard producer Comte Armand at the tender age of 26! In 2007, he launched his own wine.

The gifted and young Benjamin Leroux

"You may remember that when I asked Allen Meadows, aka Burghound, on this video who he thought might be a natural heir to the late great Henri Jayer of Burgundy, one of the two people he cited was young Benjamin Leroux of Domaine Comte Armand." Jancis Robinson, Jan 2009

"Leroux’s passion, ambition and sheer talent have already resulted in a number of stunning, beautiful wines, but my sense is that the best is yet to come.”  Wine Advocate # 194 May 2011

“I have never heard a more articulate and insightful presentation.” James Halliday on the Leroux 2008s Masterclass with Benjamin Leroux, The Australian, 11th September 2010.