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Domaine Méo-Camuzet Bourgogne Clos St.Philibert

Domaine Méo-Camuzet Bourgogne Clos St.Philibert


2 notes for the price of 1!

2000/01 Méo-Camuzet, Bourgogne Hautes Côtes de Nuits Clos St.Philibert try to find this wine...
Like chalk and cheese these two wines. The 2000 has a quite young, medium yellow colour whereas the 2001 is much more golden. Despite the colours, the 2000 is the more toasty and faintly madirised, the 2001 is aromatically much more like a classic white burgundy. The 2000 needs time in the glass as it starts also with madirised flavours – but they all-but disappear with 1 hour’s aeration, leaving some sweetness, good concentration and balance. The 2001 is very balanced but much more austere in the mid-palate and finish – just needs a little more sweetness for ‘solo’ drinking, however, it fits really well with food. Overall, decent value wines that I occasionally see at reasonable prices on restaurant lists.
Rebuy – Maybe

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