Red

1985 Maison Leroy Chambertin

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Nuits
  • Chambertin Grand Cru
Drink between 2002 - 2025 (Edit)
CT93.6 12 reviews
1985
Label borrowed from 1998
1998
Label borrowed from 1969
1969

Community Tasting Notes 11

  • kr522 wrote: 96 points

    January 26, 2021 - drinking beautifully, it's still got plenty in reserve. long night of drinking so no details but it was one of the better reds we had in an all-star lineup. 96-97

  • hprphf wrote: 93 points

    March 7, 2020 - La Paulee 2020 - Gala Dinner (Pier 60): Somehow older than it is, still very good. 93

  • Alex G. Likes this wine:

    April 26, 2019 - Boisson Vadot White Wines & A Mix of Old Red Burgundy (Paradise Valley, AZ USA): Served blind. Younger and more oaky at first than the previous wine (which turned out to be '78 Pommard Epenots). This went from being underwhelming to phenomenal with a bit of air. Correctly guessed '85 vintage and Gevrey-Chambertin appellation. This has wonderful black fruit, very classic Gevrey. I thought this was one of the more transparent Leroy wines I've had in some time, very little Lalou "signature" here and very Gevrey.

  • sfilene Likes this wine: 96 points

    March 13, 2019 - This bottle blew me away at the La Paulee Gala 2019. It was in excellent condition and from the little sip I got, I was transported to a quieter more reflective place!! The nose was superb, and the finish went on and on. It was one of if not THE WOTN for me.

  • Burgundy Al wrote:

    March 9, 2019 - La Paulée de New York Gala Dinner (Pier Sixty - New York NY): Small glass, brief note. Served alongside the Charmes--Chambertin, this wine has more density, but came across as slightly dirty, not quite pristine, and getting tired. Likely a bottle that suffered poor conditions at some point in the past 30 years.

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Burghound

  • By Allen Meadows
    1st Quarter, 2009, Issue #33 (link)

    (Maison Leroy Chambertin Grand Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Allen Meadows
    11/2/2008 (link)

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Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    From the Golden Cellar, 10/12/2007

    (Leroy Chambertin) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By John Kapon
    Getting Ready for the "Cellar," Part II, 10/2/2006

    (Leory Chambertin) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By John Kapon
    Summer Tasting Group News, 8/22/2005

    (Leroy Chambertin) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Bonus Articles, Chambertin and Chambertin “Clos de Bèze” (June 2003)

    (Chambertin- Maison Leroy) Subscribe to see review text.

Burghound

  • By Allen Meadows
    (link)

    (Maison Leroy Chambertin Grand Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1985
  • Type Red
  • Producer Maison Leroy
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Nuits
  • Appellation Chambertin Grand Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 152 (74%)
  • Consumed 54 (26%)

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