The 2015 Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru, which comes from the Mazoyères sector, has a gorgeous bouquet in the making with joyful red berry fruit mixed with cold stone and subtle oyster shell aromas, the 30% new oak deftly integrated and barely noticeable. The palate is medium-bodied with a fleshy, vibrant opening. There are layers of tart red cherry fruit, crushed strawberry, citrus peel and quince fanning out wonderful towards the finish, which exerts a gentle but insistent grip. What a fabulous Charmes-Chambertin from Laurent and Hubert Lignier. (NM)
Both the 2015 Charmes-Chambertin and Clos de la Roche include twenty-five percent whole clusters in this vintage. The Charmes is stunning, offering up a nicely reserved and bottomless bouquet of red and black cherries, pigeon, raw cocoa, mustard seed, woodsmoke, a very complex base of soil and a discreet framing of cedary wood. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, pure and very sappy at the core, with excellent transparency and grip, impeccable balance, fine focus and a very, very long, suavely tannic and seamless finish. Just gorgeous!
Healthy full red. Deep, slightly reduced scents of very ripe strawberry, licorice and smoky minerality hint at a medicinal character. Plush, thick and rich in the mouth, but showing much less detail today than the Griotte. Broad flavors of dark cherry and licorice lead to a long but slightly musclebound finish featuring serious tongue-dusting tannins. This wine will need at least several years of bottle age to reveal its full personality. (ST)
A hint of wood spice frames brooding if very fresh and layered aromas of red fruits, earth, underbrush and humus. The rich, naturally sweet, sappy and again, beautifully textured medium full-bodied flavors are quite round and balanced yet the finish is almost robust and decidedly powerful. This is an interesting wine as it is at once succulent yet very serious.
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