$50, 3 stars, 88 points, burgundy, chambolle-musigny, france, pinot noir
Pale garnet colored, this 13 year old Pinot Noir is starting to show some age. The nose is too. Baked cherry, dried strawberry, caramel, chocolate powder, orange peel, vanilla pod, figs and raisin compote- very layered with primary, secondary and tertiary aromas. The palate is bone dry with medium (+) acidity and low tannins. Flavors of dried and stewed red fruit with caramel and cocoa powder dominate. It’s not as rich or complex as the nose was indicating. Light bodied it carries through to a short finish that is comprised of tart cherry, cranberry and some caramel. I was hoping for more from a 1er Cru Burgundy- 88 points with a drink till 2024 window. It would normally run $50+ and therefore gets 3 stars from me. We are pairing it with roast Turkey and all the accompaniments. Salut….