• palfr2 Likes this wine:

    April 9, 2018 - This is very different from all other experiences of that wine and in hindsight I went too quickly through close to a 12 case. Always to come out disappointed by scents and expressions I associate with overripe pinot and domineering varietal expression. This is starting to recede now and when there is terroir, decent plant material and skilled wine-making it ends up showing. So much for vintage generalizations. On sap and presence this would eclipse many a village wine from good producers. Tickles the mind as a good Burgundy does.

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  • WhatsSamSipping Likes this wine:

    March 14, 2018 - The fruit is bright and alive. Juicy red fruits which is a nice change from the thick skinned dark fruit of previous vintages. There's some greenery under it all. A vegetal character that makes you wish you had waited a few more years before opening this, but I enjoy the freshness of this now. Dark cherries, soy sauce, and that Chambolle silk texture. This is simplistic but on point.

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  • ashikoh Does not like this wine: 84 points

    January 26, 2018 - Light, bright ruby color. Fresh red berries, a hint of earth, and some VA evident on the nose. Light bodied with very tart red fruit on the palate. Acidity is overpowering with little weight or structure. I was disappointed in this bottle as had enjoyed the ‘08.

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  • WEB,III wrote: flawed

    February 12, 2017 - Corked

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  • dbkitc wrote: 87 points

    August 29, 2016 - Bright light cherry color. Ripe, juicy red berry fruit on the nose. Smooth yet vibrant palate shows very good quality for a Bourgogne. Quite delicious and will drink well for a few years. Not very complex but fun to drink. (87)

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  • WEB,III Likes this wine: 90 points

    February 20, 2016 - Higher tone and more freshness than many would expect from 2009. Plenty of life ahead.

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  • AtoZ wrote:

    April 29, 2015 - This was a little rough around the edges. Not sure it will improve. Good. Not great. Rough tannins ? Off day? Prior bottle seemed more enjoyable to me. Maybe I am a bit off today.

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  • IJC Likes this wine:

    March 25, 2015 - A charming wine, still very much in its youth. Fresh red berries, crisp acidity. Certainly a nice bottle now, but this tasting suggests better to wait some time before proceeding with others, and certainly to hold off better bottles (1er) for several years.

    Rated 1 on a scale of -1 to 3.

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  • AtoZ wrote:

    March 12, 2015 - Nice. High toned. Good acid. Works with food. Nice mineral component. Might improve.

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  • WEB,III Likes this wine: 90 points

    February 15, 2015 - Classic, Barthod restraint upon opening; ripeness and richness of vintage begin to unfold after 1 hour in decanter; still fresher than the most glorifed, Domestic Pinot Noir; not much more I expect from Bourgogne Rouge; will easily drink well for 5-10 more years.

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