A restrained but attractively fresh, cool and airy nose combines notes of spice with those of various floral nuances and dark cherry liqueur. The rich, powerful, full-bodied and impressively scaled flavors brim with dry extract that coats the palate and again buffers the decidedly firm tannins on the vibrant and hugely long finish. This needs to develop more depth but the underlying material is certainly present such that it should do that if given time. (92-95)/2027+
Gevrey-Chambertin has more Grand Crus than any other appellation in Burgundy. Unusually wines from Clos de Beze may simply call themselves Chambertin, which is an indicator of the quality of these vineyards. One of the most complete of all the Grand Crus, rivalling the revered Romanee-Conti, Chambertin-Clos de Bèze wines are the pinnacle of Pinot Noir - fragrant, powerfully complex and intense.