2007 Domaine Ghislaine Barthod Les Cras, Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru, France

Quantity Available1 in stock
Vintage2007
VarietalPinot Noir
Bottle Size750ml
StyleRed
CountryFrance
RegionBurgundy
Bottle ConditionNormal

$198.00

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Description
Domaine Ghislaine Barthod Les Cras, Chambolle-Musigny Premier Cru, France 2007
ST
92+
VINOUS
Good medium red. Reticent but pure aromas of medicinal cherry, menthol and red licorice. Rather compact and imploded on the palate, with a strong stony quality and tannins that reach the molars. This shows none of the easy sweetness and open-knit fleshy character that characterize so many 2007s, but it finishes subtle and quite long. Should prove to be a vin de garde in the context of the vintage: I'd wait six or seven years.
BH
92
BURGHOUND
Brilliant ruby. A highly complex nose of raspberry, strawberry and blueberry aromas precedes the detailed, precise and palate staining flavors that seem to be constructed on a base of pungent minerality that suffuses the wine from start to finish, all wrapped in an explosively long finish. This has real verve with perhaps a bit more power and muscle than usual. In a word, impressive.
WA
92
WINE ADVOCATE
The 2007 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Cras has an open, earthy bouquet with scents of undergrowth, morels, a slather of marmalade and dried orange peel. The palate displays fine structure with generous, fleshy red berry fruit mingling with cracked black pepper and smoke. There is a gutsiness to this Chambolle, which is just beginning to enter its drinking plateau. Excellent. Drink now-2020.
Best Pairing
Chicken
Game Birds
Poultry