- Domaine Louis Boillot
- Chambolle Musigny
- Pinot Noir
- Case size
- En Primeur
Goedhuis, December 2021
From three separate parcels of vines, this is a tighter, firmer Chambolle. Fresh red berries, with some sweet syrup of cherry notes. Packed with bright, fresh fruit, this very pure with intense focused Pinot flavours.
Neal Martin, December 2021,
The 2020 Chambolle-Musigny Village has a light bouquet, a little tertiary in style, perhaps just calling out for more fruité. The palate is saline on the entry, nicely structured and actually showing more potential than the aromatics thanks ot the fine precision on the finish. Drink 2024 - 2035
Burghound, January 2022,
Very pretty and attractively fresh aromas of cool red berries, spice and lavender give way to succulent, round and generously proportioned flavors that are perhaps somewhat less mineral-driven than they usually are, all wrapped in a lightly austere finale. Solid quality here. Outstanding. Drink: 2026+
Domaine Louis Boillot
Louis is the seventh generation of vignerons in Burgundy from a family who is mostly known for their Côte de Beaune wines such as Pommard and Volnay however, several Côte de Nuits appellations including Gevrey Chambertin were added to the repertoire in 1978. Many of these are parcels of extremely old vines, and the wines have a natural concentration and silky persistence. Today Louis vinifies and ages his wines in Chambolle Musigny in the same cellar as his other half, Ghislaine Barthod. In fact, it has been said that his influences have helped create the celestial beauties that have risen from her vineyards. Both are ably assisted by their son, Clément. He has been instrumental in Louis Boillot’s recent purchase of vineyards in Beaujolais, Moulin à Vent, where these skilled Burgundians bring their expertise to the Gamay grape.
The wines of Chambolle Musigny are like no other. They can be superbly delicate, yet mindblowingly complex. Of all the northern Burgundy appellations, they are the most ethereal, and as a result the most feminine. Most of the Chambolle Musigny vineyard area is encompassed in its Village and Premier Cru appellations including the robust Beaux Bruns, the splendidly mineral Le Cras and the poised yet powerful Les Amoureuses. It produces only two Grand Crus - the round and rich Bonnes Mares which it shares with Morey St. Dénis, as well as what could be described as the Stradivarius of grand crus, Musigny.