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Chambertin Clos de Bèze, Louis Jadot 2009

Subregion France > Burgundy > Côte de Nuits > Gevrey-Chambertin
Grape VarietyPinot Noir

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Tasting Notes

A strikingly complex nose features an intense spiciness to the otherwise ripe, elegant and nuanced red berry liqueur aromas that are in keeping with the equally spicy and intense broad-shouldered and tautly muscular flavors, all wrapped in a mouth coating and very firm finish that delivers stunning persistence. I like the underlying sense of tension that adds vibrancy to the moderately austere and mineral-driven finale. This should be excellent in time.

Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (42), May 2011

Medium red. Pungent, highly perfumed nose offers minerals, dried rose, licorice and pepper; very showy today due to the early malo. Then juicy and pure, with superb energy and precision giving the wine a penetrating quality rare for the year. The tannins are covered by intense fruit on the very long finish, which features strong spicy and floral notes and a medicinal reserve. Lardiere compared this wine to a '59.

Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar, January 2011
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