digioia-royer 2010 chambolle-musigny

28.11.2012billn

A strong wine from ‘dee-joy-er roy-er’…

2010 Digioia-Royer, Chambolle-Musigny
Deep colour. The nose starts with a little cola from the CO2, but as it fades dark fruit comes to the fore with a delightful aroma of black cherries and violets too. Despite the nose cleaning-up, the palate needs longer for the rasp of gas to leave. Dark flavours that hint towards reduction – though it’s far from obvious – with an extra depth of fruit flavour in the mid-palate, just accented with a little cream – seemingly from fruit not barrel, plenty of extract in the finish too. That said there’s a espresso-like bitterness in the finish, perhaps a hint of salt too – it is very well-judged oak after-all! An hour after opening, this is really very fine! Day two it’s a stream-lined, silky beauty – yum!
Rebuy – Yes

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There is one response to “digioia-royer 2010 chambolle-musigny”

  1. Rick Dalia28th November 2012 at 4:00 pmPermalinkReply

    Well that’s just great! I thought it was deej-wah-roy-yay! Maybe I’d best stick with Spanish!

    • billn28th November 2012 at 4:53 pmPermalinkReply

      I wrote it down carefully at the domaine when I asked – as I had no clue!

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