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Charmes Chambertin TVV, Domaine Joseph Roty and Domaine Philippe Roty 1996

Grape VarietyPinot Noir

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Burgundy1996Charmes Chambertin TVV, Domaine Joseph Roty and Domaine Philippe RotyBT204,800.001293 AM24533.3333333333393.0093.00Charmes Chambertin TVV, Roty0.75
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Tasting Notes

The layered and still elegant nose reflects the remnants of soft wood notes framing beautifully pure and sappy old vine pinot fruit and delicious and relatively broad flavors that have excellent density in the context of what was not an especially concentrated vintage. This is very stylish juice and decidedly more elegant than either the '95 or the '97 TVV and reminiscent of the outstanding '93. I especially like the purity of expression as well as the extra level of ripeness conferred by the low yields as it gives a seductively textural impact on the palate. This should enjoy a very long, and slow, evolution. Consistent notes save for the most recent bottle that, while still quite pretty, didn't seem to quite have the same level of overall depth. Note that while this could easily be drunk now with pleasure, I would suggest waiting another 1 to 3 years before attacking your bottles in earnest. Drink 2014+

Allen Meadows, Burghound.com, April 2012
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