Camille Giroud Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru

Camille Giroud Chapelle Chambertin Grand Cru

Selection: Red

Vintage: 2006

Score: 91

Drink: Now

Price: $222.78 excl. GST

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$222.78 excl. GST
Size 750ml
Format Bottle
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  • Tasting Notes

Description

Mild reduction knocks the nose down and this seems in keeping with the serious, brooding and structured big-bodied flavors that possess excellent mid-palate concentration though the finish is rather dry and a bit tough. Hail damage?

– Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, Score: 88-91

 

Camille Giroud’s 2006 Chapelle-Chambertin Champs (from purchased juice) boasts scents of blackberry, mulberry, and licorice with a whiff of smoke. Ample and firm but relatively fine tannins and suggestions of wet stone underlie its black fruits on a dense palate. This exhibits impressive if somewhat somber length, suggesting a wine that will probably be worth following for half a dozen years.

– David Schildknecht, Robertparker.com, Score: 90

 

A fresh, powerful red, whose cherry and tobacco notes are squeezed by stiff tannins. Linear and vibrant, requiring time to integrate and absorb its tannins.

– Bruce Sanderson, Winespectator.com, Score: 91

 

Bright, deep red. Red fruits, minerals and a loamy element on the nose. Sweet on entry, then a bit diffuse in the middle palate, showing some vague red fruits along with smoke, game and underbrush. Finishes with substantial, slightly drying tannins.

– Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com, Score: 87-89

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