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a slightly better barthod

ghislaine barthod 99 chambolle musigny1999 Ghislaine Barthod, Chambolle-Musignytry to find this wine...
Medium, medium-plus ruby-red colour. The nose is very high toned, just a little metallic and is faintly red in tone – over 90 minutes there is little more showing. A little sweetness, rather linear and some intensity too. The acidity is mouth-watering and the length almost good. Linear and giving little today – but many villages and 1er cru wines from 1999 are showing in quite a similar way right now. Seems an okay wine but one that’s best left in the cellar for at least a couple more years. Day two this has much more depth and interest – confirming that it’s time to leave in the cellar.
Rebuy – Maybe

4 responses to “a slightly better barthod”

  1. David Henry

    I recently opened a 1999 Louis Jadot Chambolle-Musigny Les Fues 1er Cru and there seemed to be a good wine there, but it was just beginning to emerge. Since I am not sure it will break through and show its apparently underlying pleasures, I passed on the opportunity to purchase several more bottles. I have one left and will wait a few years and try it again.

  2. Mark Palmer

    Hooray! Sort of….

  3. Phil

    My only notes for this producer are of a 1993 1er Chambolle Les Veroilles consumed swiftly in August 2003 it was perfect balance with absolute red fruits but given the year and the age I guess it should be good

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