Gevrey Chambertin, Côte De Nuits

Domaine Armand Rousseau

Chambertin Clos de Bèze Grand Cru Pinot Noir 1999

Tasted blind. The nose immediately teleports you to Burgundy, showing precise aromas of dried red cherries, dried strawberry, rose pedal and violet, delicate wood smoke, dill herb and freshly cut chives. This was a perfectly stored bottle, purchased right after release and tasted surprisingly young. Full-bodied, densely structured and built like a brick wall, the 1999 Armand Rousseau Chambertin Clos de Bèze is more elegant than it is powerful. A rather intellectual showing from Rousseau and I suspect the true magic starts from 2030+ — 10 days ago

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Domaine Dujac

Charmes Chambertin Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2002

Scarlet tawny color, translucent. Medicinal nose. Notes of candied fruit, macerated cherries, balsa wood, some earth and some rhubarb. Rich in the mouth, nice balance. Refined. Still closer to primary than to tertiary in its overall delivery. I'll wait another 5-10 years before coming back to this. 93+ — a month ago

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Domaine Armand Rousseau

Clos St. Jacques Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Pinot Noir

Decanted for an hour needs two hours. Initially while high class and well@balanced lacked comolexity. but slowly the wine mushroomed into a broad perfume and excellent complexity with a pleasing finish! Next bottle will do a two hour decant — a month ago

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Domaine Joseph Roty

Cuvée de Très Vieilles Vignes Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2004

Scarlet tawny color, with a high-pitched fruit forward nose. Notes of raspberries, rhubarb and strawberries. Some mint? Not really "mean greenies". Has a youthfulness to it but is round in the mouth. Packs a wallop. Pretty good for the vintage. — 12 days ago

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Domaine Armand Rousseau

Chambertin Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2000

Super pretty raspberry and light plum. Violet and roses and deep fruit. Gorgeous and focused. A life ahead. This is pure and pretty and intense. Wow — 10 days ago

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Louis Jadot

Clos Saint Jacques Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Pinot Noir 2009

Colour is mid crimson - almost transparent. First impressions after 20 minutes in the decanter - an intense red fruited perfume. A barely medium weight palate with those same strawberry and raspberry notes together with earthy/forest floor. Medium plus intensity. A good if not great Premier Cru. Jancis made the comment “What a Vineyard “ admittedly in relation to Rousseau’s version of CSJ. — a month ago

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Domaine Fourrier

Vieille Vigne Gevrey-Chambertin Pinot Noir 2007

Heaven Wine! And not a day too soon. Right in the pocket. No decanting needed. Oodles of concentrated fruit and mineral. Elegance with a rustic backbone. Gorg. With JD at Antico Nouvo — 20 days ago

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Louis Jadot

Chapelle-Chambertin Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2002

Scarlet tawny. Mostly translucent. Nice bouquet. Notes of rhubarb, raspberries, cranberries, dark earth, spices and some wood. Rich and powerful in the mouth. Masculine yet has a nice sweetness. Still evolving. Needed 3 hrs of air to open up. Drink now or hold. — a month ago

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Domaine Trapet Père & Fils

Gevrey-Chambertin Pinot Noir 2012

Wine open , first smell taste red fruit , the wine was regular and not a lot of tanin — 21 days ago

Domaine Maume

Mazis-Chambertin Grand Cru Pinot Noir 2010

Gorgeous, flinty nose with hint of barnyard. Grippy tannins. Hint of coffee and soy sauce after 3 hours. Almost Valentini Cerasuolo-ish. Imperial Treasure Teochew Ion with Andrew Dutton.

Tasted blind at the Burgundy 2011 horizontal tasting in Beaune. There I was suggesting that Maume's Mazis-Chambertin 2011 was clearly not the pick from the domaine this vintage and lo and behold, it trumps all in a blind tasting. It has quite an earthy note on the nose with mint-tinged red fruit and black plum unfurling at its own leisurely pace in the glass. Later, this is joined by fennel and rosemary scents, creating an intriguing aromatics profile. The palate is medium-bodied, a touch foursquare on the entry, but with good substance, the texture grainy and quite peppery toward the finish. There is a lot going on in this grand cru and it will be fascinating to see how it develops and if it maintains this stellar quality. RP95, 2011, issued Nov 2014
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