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Charmes Chambertin, Domaine Claude Dugat 2018

Grape VarietyPinot Noir

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Burgundy2018Charmes Chambertin, Domaine Claude Dugat NewBT2 \ 0245,400.001296 WK2460096.0096.00Charmes Chambertin, Dugat, Claude0.7510
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Tasting Notes

The 2018 Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru has turned out brilliantly, wafting from the glass with a compelling bouquet of cherries, wild berries, peonies, dark chocolate, licorice and spices. Full-bodied, velvety and enveloping, its fleshy core of fruit is built around powdery tannins and succulent acids, complemented by inviting sapid nuance. I'm very happy to have several bottles aging in my cellar.

William Kelley, RobertParker.com, January 2021

This too is quite fresh and particularly so for the vintage with its elegant blend of mostly red berries and newly turned earth though there are pretty spice wisps lurking in the background. The freshness extends to the palate as well of the slightly bigger if less mineral-driven flavors that also possess an abundance of sappy dry extract that buffers the even firmer tannic spine shaping the impressively long if definitely compact, austere and structured finish. I wouldn't advise touching a bottle before 10 years.

Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (77), January 2020
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