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Well defined, lifted, rocky, floral, then opening to refeshingly saline, slatey, straight and pure. Excellent Chambolle with body. L&S (Jan 2013)
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(from hillside fruit). A pretty, even perfumed nose of red currant, violet and spiced plum slides gracefully into appealingly vibrant, cool and reserved middle weight flavors that also evidence good minerality that continues onto the moderately austere and ever-so-slightly rustic finish. This is a bit atypical for the appellation. 2019+ Rating: 88-90 Allen Meadows, www.Burghound.com(Jan 2013)
Rating: 92 Tim Atkin MW, www.timatkin.com(Dec 2012)
Quite darkly, floral notes. Supple entry, dense and dark red fruit with a rounded middle and a good level of tannin. Generous and it really lifts up at the end. Quite a lot of grip. Powdered coriander on the finish. A Chambolle made to last. Very good. From 2017 Rating: 16 Sarah Marsh MW, The Burgundy Briefing(Nov 2012)
Domaine J. Confuron Cotetidot
Vignerons since the seventeenth century, the Confuron family has always selected and propagated vines to ensure that their plant material produces the highest quality, and they even have a clone of Pinot named after them - 'Pinot Confuron'.
The domaine has several Grands Cru vineyards as well as two hectares of the great Vosne Romanée Premier Cru 'Les Suchots'. There are around 12 hectares in all. The vines have never seen chemical weedkillers, and are ploughed and managed organically.
The Confurons have always used whole-bunch fermentation, picking very late, which really is a necessity if the stems are to be properly ripe and not give green flavours to the wine. A bit like the Thévenets with their whites in the Mâconnais, they pick so much later that they can seem to have different vintages to everyone else. Yves thinks that 2007 was their great vintage of the first decade of this millennium, and he'd probably be the only grower in the Côte de Nuits who would say that. Yves also makes the wines at Domaine de Courcelin Pommard, in the same way.
Yves, opinionated and laconical as ever, dismisses those who make pale wines by 'infusion' and says that failing to get the whole bunches properly ripe - and using all the bunch - is failing to get everything the terroir can offer. The wines he makes are dark, richly concentrated, and often hard to taste in their development, but experience shows that they age brilliantly
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