2005 Virgile Lignier Chambolle-Musigny Vieilles Vignes

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Nuits
  • Chambolle-Musigny
Drink between 2012 - 2016 (Edit)
CT92.5 2 reviews
Label borrowed from 2004

Community Tasting Notes 2

  • pgb67 wrote: 94 points

    January 28, 2017 - December '16 - January '17 Events: This wine transported me to France. The wine’s concentration and earthiness evokes a classy bistro, zinc bar and woven café chairs. It has a fragrant bouquet with hints of cooked meat infusing the earthy red berry fruit. The spice and red berry-based palate is harmonious, well structured and focused, building toward a grippy finish. Truly seemed more old-world in every sense when matched up with the California pinots. That all being said, a majority of my guests preferred the Williams-Selyem …

  • MLwine wrote: 91 points

    May 29, 2008 - Opened this as a test of the 2005 Burgundies. Nice nose with plenty of fruit. Solid body and almost muscular for a Burgundy. Initial impressions: plenty of fruit with a very solid backbone. I think this wine will get better in a few years. It shut down dramatically after about 30 minutes, with the tannins starting to overwhelm the fruit. I put a fair bit of the bottle away to try tomorrow to see how it fares, but my sense is that this is a very good wine that needs a few years in the bottle to settle down.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Virgile Lignier
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation Vieilles Vignes
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Nuits
  • Appellation Chambolle-Musigny

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  • In Cellars 30 (64%)
  • Consumed 17 (36%)

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