2021 David Moreau Santenay Rouge Cuvée S13660
WINEMAKER: David Moreau
REGION: Burgundy, FR
VARIETAL: Pinot Noir
"The 2021 Santenay Cuvée S, which suttered a lot of millerandage, is quite broody on the nose: dark berry fruit, traces of tobacco developing with time, more tertiary in style. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannins, more linear than previous vintages with a mineral-driven finish. Its ostensibly a no-trills but pleasurable Santenay." - Vinous, Neal Martin
David Moreau is no longer an emerging star in Burgundy, in the past few vintages he has become a popular fixture at his base in Santenay, the last village of the Cote d'Or. David is very intelligent and worked alongside his Grandfather at a young age. For high-school tuition, he attended the Beaune Lycee Viticole in 1999, and later graduated with an oenology degree from Dijon University.
Following that he spent 10 years travelling and working at some of the best wineries in the world. He first worked for Chateau de Beaucastel in Chateauneuf du Pape, followed by work at Neudorf in New Zealand, then back to Burgundy to re-enter the family estate and to work for Domaine Hubert Lamy with white wines, and then the pièce-de-resistance; he was given a rare apprenticeship at Domaine de la Romanée Conti where he worked on the red wines with Bernard Noblet.