Red

2012 Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly Cuvée Zaccharie

Gamay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Beaujolais
  • Côte de Brouilly
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • Overlook Likes this wine:

    April 25, 2020 - Developing nose, hint of some VA, earthy, red fruit. Tightens up in the glass. Cloudy, dried herbs, more cherries in the mouth. Med + acidity, good grip from tannins in finish. Benefits from decanting, can easily be kept in the cellar for several more years. Great value, very good wine.

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  • kfinsrud wrote: 86 points

    June 9, 2019 - Dekantert 1 t. Brunlig kant på farge. Virker moden. Mørke kirsebær og blomster. Bløt munnfølelse og lett tørrende. Litt kort. Tynn.

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  • petitblanc wrote: 83 points

    February 11, 2018 - Decent if rather muted and darkly shaded Gamay fruit. Thinnish, with biting alcohol and ample acidity and tannins. I can't see this ever really coming together, for my palate. Way overpriced if this bottle is representative. 13% abv

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  • wa2ofd Likes this wine:

    November 24, 2016 - Caught my crew completely off guard...Sat for 2hrs open, with a fried turkey...this was after 3 other premier or Grand Cru burgundies were cracked open...bright mid palate, smooth finish...great call and eye opening for hopefully new bojo fans...

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  • James Kim wrote: 90 points

    March 1, 2016 - Decanted for 1 h on d1. Still fairly closed and disjointed with acid and earth sticking out. After 2.5h, bright unripe plum and cranberries emerged to complement the structure. Giving some pleasure but not great. D2 was better w greater harmony. Unripe plums, raspberries, pomegranate with earth, herbs, minerals and wet brown leaves. Nice finish. Still feels young or perhaps shutting down? Very good bottle but not great. Check on the last one in about another 3-5 yrs.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    Current Beaujolais Releases (Feb 2015), 12/1/2014 (link)

    (Château Thivin Côte-de-brouilly Cuvée Zacharie) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2014, Issue #52, A Visit With Vintages 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 At Some of My Favorite Beaujolais Estates

    (Côte de Brouilly “Cuvée Zacharie”- Château Thivin (Claude Geoffray)) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Thivin
  • Varietal Gamay
  • Designation Cuvée Zaccharie
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Beaujolais
  • Appellation Côte de Brouilly

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (3%)
  • In Cellars 74 (57%)
  • Consumed 51 (40%)

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