2013 Chapelle Chambertin Jean & Jean Louis Trapet



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£142.00

Average critic rating : 93.0 points

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The 2013 Chapelle-Chambertin Grand Cru has an austere bouquet that wants to be taken seriously. You feel like disturbing someone reading a classic novel. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin that envelop a core of very pure dark cherry and cassis fruit that belie the structure underneath. Again, there is superb focus and energy within, completing what is a very impressive Chapelle-Chambertin. ||In a show of solidarity, in 2013 Jean-Louis Trapet sold his Bourgogne Rouge to fellow biodynamic winemakers in Volnay who had been devastated by the hail. Apart from that demonstration of charity, Jean-Louis has presided a deeply impressive range of 2013s that may even outclass his outstanding 2012s. He told me that he used around 30% whole bunch fruit for his premier crus and 40% for the grand crus. They are very taut and linear wines, pure and direct, laconic even compared to their peers, wines that will repay cellaring. I found that the terroir expression here was magnified by the growing season and perhaps also by the biodynamic practices that Jean-Louis abides by. The wines are a little overlooked by cognoscenti, who perhaps pay more attention to Jean-Marie Fourrier just up the RN74. But do not ignore these marvelous 2013s. eRobertParker.com.January, 2015

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