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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Ghislaine Barthod

Region:

Burgundy

Appellation:

Chambolle Musigny

Grape Variety:

Pinot Noir

Chambolle Musigny, Les Cras, 1er Cru, 2018

Tasting Note:

More muscular and tannic than usual, but with that classic "Cras" crushed stone and chalk minerality shimmering through. The chalk notes are mixed with some deep, dark fruit - brambles, sloe and black cherry. One of Barthod's higher Chambolle vineyard parcels where the soil is very white and stony, strongly influenced by chalk and limestone. This is naturally very fresh, lifting and mineral, if often a little reserved in its youth.

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