BOURGOGNE ROUGE

2016 Les Grands Chaillots Thibault Liger-Belair

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Grapes Pinot Noir
Colour Red
Origin France, Burgundy
District Côte d'Or
Sub-district Côte de Nuits
Village Bourgogne Rouge

Peppy and nice. Juicy, grippy - but well shaped. Good bones. Ripe fruit but with just enough crunch. Sophisticated Bourgogne. L&S (Oct 2017)

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Funky rich nose. Some refined oak influence. Difficult to separate the wine from the (burly) man. Rich with a memorable signature. Should please all but the most classical purist. Drinking range: 2021 - 2029 Rating: 16+ Jancis Robinson OBE MW - www.JancisRobinson.com(Feb 2018)

An exuberantly fresh array of plum, earth and pretty dark currant aromas leads to rich and surprisingly bold flavors that possess very good mid-palate density, all wrapped in a lightly stony and saline finish that is presently youthfully austere. Good stuff here and ageworthy too. Drinking range: 2020 - Rating: 86-89 Allen Meadows, www.Burghound.com(Jan 2018)

The 2016 Bourgogne Les Grandes Chaillots comes from fruit from the new domaine that Thibault is now working with in Chambolle-Musigny since his own vines were completely frosted. It has a fresh bouquet with bright red fruit mixed with light violet scents, indeed a little Chambolle-like in style. The palate is sweet and candied on the entry with blood orange fusing with red cherries/kirsch notes with good delineation on the finish. Fine. Drinking range: 2018 - 2022 Rating: 86 Neal Martin, www.vinous.com(Dec 2017)

Thibault Liger-Belair Successeurs

The lack of the word 'domaine' in the name signals that this is a négociant wine from Thibault Liger-Belair. On the whole Thibault buys grapes having tended the vines with his own team, so that the wines are domaine wines in all but name.

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