Chambolle Les Cras, Domaine Georges Roumier 2012

RegionBurgundy
SubregionChambolle-Musigny
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

**Note: from a 1.75 ha parcel of vines averaging 35 to 40 years of age**
This is aromatically more elegant with its perfumed, spicy and quite floral nose that features mostly dark berry fruit liqueur-like scents. This is markedly more mineral-driven than the Combottes with terrific detail and tension to the ultra-refined medium weight flavors that brim with tannin-buffering dry extract on the saline, beautifully persistent and impeccably well-balanced finale. Good stuff that should be approachable young but age very well too.

Score: 92Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (57), January 2015

The 2012 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Cras goes up a few levels in terms of mineralite over the Combottes. The aromatics soar from the glass and whisk you straight the vintage - there is astonishing tension and nervosite underpinning this Les Cras The palate is medium-bodied with firm tannins, intense black fruit infused with black truffle and spice, building towards a compelling peacock's tail of a finish. This is a brilliant 2012 in the making. Christophe forgot about his single white wine until I gave him a nudge.

Score: 94/96Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (210), December 2013

A darker, more mineral-inflected side of Chambolle comes through in the 2012 Chambolle-Musigny Les Cras. Here the flavors are darker and more mineral-pitched. Cool, racy veins of minerality lend energy and vibrancy to dark cherry, plum, cloves and menthol. Today, the Cras is absolutely impeccable. The tannins are firm, though, and will require time to soften. There is so much to look forward to here.

Score: 91/93Antonio Galloni, vinous.com, January 2014

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