ghislaine barthod 2002 chambolle fuées


barthod chambolle fuees

I know that for years I must have been unlucky, but finally, a Barthod that impresses me! I wouldn’t propose that you drink it now, but…
2002 Ghislaine Barthod, Chambolle-Musigny 1er Les Fuéestry to find this wine...
Medium-plus colour. A heavily perfumed nose, high floral tones and low tones of good fruity depth – takes quite some time to take on a modicum of elegance. In the mouth it’s about balanced intensity – almost like the Bonnes-Mares which it borders. Deep red fruit, covered tannins and good acidity bubbling below the surface. It took a little time for me to warm to it but I really savoured those last drops. Leave it at least 5 years in the cellar as it’s close to grand cru quality.
Rebuy – Yes

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There are 2 responses to “ghislaine barthod 2002 chambolle fuées”

  1. Peter S24th April 2008 at 9:28 amPermalinkReply

    Hooray for a good Barthod. Like you, I didn’t have any luck/great wines from this estate – until this year, when the 98 Charmes was surprisingly magnificent.

    However, their BR is always pretty good : how did you get on with the 2001 ?

  2. bill nanson24th April 2008 at 10:14 amPermalinkReply

    Hi Peter, a note tomorrow, or maybe the day after 😉
    I might publish the note together with one from the 2002 for a bit of fun…

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