2011 Griotte Chambertin Claude Dugat



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Average critic rating : 92.25 points

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A discreet application of wood sets off the pure, refined and quite cool mix of various red berries and sour cherry aromas. There is a silky and equally pure mouth feel to the tension-filled, detailed and tautly muscular medium-bodied flavors that display excellent precision on the dry, clean and impressively persistent finish that also exhibits a hint of salinity. Tasted: Jan 14, 2013. Drink: 2021+

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The 2011 Griotte-Chambertin Grand Cru offers more volume on the bouquet when compared with the Charmes-Chambertin ‘11: a slow-motion explosion of raspberry and wild strawberry fruit, subtle notes of ripe (perhaps over-ripe?) oranges and apricot in the background with a balsamic note emerging in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with a little more fatness and weight than the Charmes. The acidity is nicely judged here, effortlessly slicing through the pure red and black fruit and segueing into a harmonious, finely-tuned finish that just needs a little more tension. It needs a couple of year in bottle to absorb the new oak, but will be more approachable than other vintages. Drink 2015-2025. ||Claude Dugat guided me through his 2011s on a blissful July morning, the flowers in such bloom that at one point he questioned whether I was wearing any scent. For the record, I have never worn aftershave in my life. Claude’s wines are deftly made, occasionally lifted by the new oak to the extent where I feel less would be more, but still highly enjoyable. eRobertParker.com.August, 2013

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