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 Vintage1998 Label 1 of 8 
TypeRed
ProducerDomaine Chandon de Briailles (web)
VarietyPinot Noir
Designationn/a
VineyardBressandes
CountryFrance
RegionBurgundy
SubRegionCôte de Beaune
AppellationCorton Grand Cru

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: not specified
Wine Market Journal quarterly auction price: See Chandon de Briailles Corton Bressandes on the Wine Market Journal.

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 92 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 4 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by gilrbo on 10/19/2013: Opened five hours in advance and drunk over dinner with friends; no formal TN. Finished the bottle three days later.
Pure, lean, autumnal and delicious. With time in the glass it put a bit of flesh on and after about two hours it was at its best, showing still good fruit.
Best on day one.
Noble and very fine. (901 views)
 Tasted by Jeff W on 1/10/2012: This is one of those wines that demands attention and concentration from the first sip; it asks for a response from the head more than the pleasure centres.
Very mineral and razor sharp; the first impression is almost shocking. Behind this the purity and quality are clear - it has a precision and definition, giving it a steely core to counterpoint the surface prettiness. Then there is the persistence of the finish, long and delicate and softly spiced. Impressive. exc. (1788 views)
 Tasted by Richard Jennings on 11/8/2007 & rated 93 points: Squires Board OL with a Grand Assortment (Twist Bistro, Campbell, California): 1st bottle (in blind flight) Medium red color with pale meniscus; intriguing spicy, raspberry, sous bois and cherry liqueur nose; tasty, polished Burgundy, tart red fruit and cherry palate with good acidity; medium-plus finish 93+ pts. (WOTF)

2nd bottle (in Burg flight) Medium dark red color with clear meniscus; restrained cherry and mineral nose; tasty tart cherry, red fruit palate with sweet tannins; long finish (1685 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Allen Meadows
Burghound (2/11/2003)
(Domaine Chandon de Briailles Corton-Bressandes Grand Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Allen Meadows
Burghound, 2nd Quarter, 2001, Issue #2
(Chandon de Briailles Corton-Bressandes Grand Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Stephen Tanzer
Vinous, March/April 2000, IWC Issue #89
(Domaine Chandon de Briailles Corton Les Bressandes) Subscribe to see review text.
By Richard Jennings
RJonWine.com (11/8/2007)
(Domaine Chandon de Briailles Corton-Bressandes) 1st bottle (in blind flight) Medium red color with pale meniscus; intriguing spicy, raspberry, sous bois and cherry liqueur nose; tasty, polished Burgundy, tart red fruit and cherry palate with good acidity; medium-plus finish 93+ pts. (WOTF)

2nd bottle (in Burg flight) Medium dark red color with clear meniscus; restrained cherry and mineral nose; tasty tart cherry, red fruit palate with sweet tannins; long finish  93 points
NOTE: Scores and reviews are the property of Burghound and Vinous and RJonWine.com. (manage subscription channels)

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Domaine Chandon de Briailles

Producer website

Pinot Noir

Varietal character (Appellation America) | Varietal article (Wikipedia)
Pinot Noir is the Noble red grape of Burgundy, capable of ripening in a cooler climate, which Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot will not reliably do. It is unpredictable and difficult both to grow and to vinify, but results in some of the finest reds in the world. It is believed to have been selected from wild vines two thousand years ago. It is also used in the production of champagne. In fact, more Pinot Noir goes into Champagne than is used in all of the Cote d'Or! It is also grown in Alsace, Germany, the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Croatia, Serbia, Italy, Austria, and so forth, with varying degrees of success.

France

Vins de France (Office National Interprofessionnel des Vins ) | Pages Vins, Directory of French Winegrowers | French Wine (Wikipedia)

Burgundy

Les vins de Bourgogne (Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne) (and in English)
Burgundy - The province of eastern France, famous for its red wines produced from Pinot Noir and its whites produced from Chardonnay. (Small of amounts of Gamay and Aligoté are still grown, although these have to be labeled differently.) The most famous part of the region is known as the Cote d'Or (the Golden Slope). It is divided into the Cote de Beaune, south of the town of Beaune (famous principally for its whites), and the Cote de Nuits, North of Beaune (home of the most famous reds). In addition, the Cote Chalonnaise and the Maconnais are important wine growing regions, although historically a clear level (or more) below the Cote d'Or. Also included by some are the regions of Chablis and Auxerrois, farther north.
Burgundy Report |
Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne - na stejné téma od Heleny Baker

Côte de Beaune

Côte de Beaune (Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne)
Vineyard maps on weinlagen.info

 
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