2008 Domaine Pierre Gelin Chambertin-Clos de Bèze

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Nuits
  • Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru
Drink between 2016 - 2029 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • Jz71 wrote: 87 points

    July 18, 2019 - Pains me to rate it, thusly. Because Pierre Gelin's Close De Beze - year in year out - is quite possibly the best Burgundy on the planet. But this 2008, in this drinking window, is a major swing and a miss. Overwhelming tart. Bricky. I had to confirm with the somm that it wasn't corked. This is an off-vintage, in this drinking window. Too bad.

  • martin_e wrote: 92 points

    May 20, 2017 - I agree with previous notes. Great wine, mix of black and red fruits, but the former are dominating, quite strong structure. The wine is impressive, but too young to drink in my opinion. Needs a few more years

  • Sycamore Likes this wine: 92 points

    January 2, 2016 - Starts off fairly tight, with some prominent tannins. Opens up very nicely over several hours -- shows excellent and still primary fruit. Lots of upside -- revisit in about 3 years.

  • drwine2001 wrote:

    August 27, 2015 - Clos de Bèze Tasting-Mostly Pierre Gelin (Arlequin Wines, San Francisco): Pale, significant browning. Fragrant secondary high tones. Lighter and much more structured than the 2009. Closed but still easy to discern soft red fruit and a ton of earth and minerality. This needs time but is an excellent 2008.

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  • By Allen Meadows
    June 2012, Issue #47 (link)

    (Domaine Pierre Gelin Chambertin - Clos de Bèze Grand Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2011, Issue #35, The 2009 Burgundy Vintage: Round Two of My Annual Visits

    (Chambertin “Clos de Bèze”- Domaine Pierre Gelin) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine Pierre Gelin
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Nuits
  • Appellation Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (2%)
  • In Cellars 77 (89%)
  • Consumed 8 (9%)

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