Why Big Red Diary?
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2001 Chartron & Trebuchet, Bourgogne Vieilles Vignes Cuvée de Jean ChartronMar. 2005
I cannot lie, bought this purely out of interest because it was so cheap, ~8 Euro. For some time I forgot about it and at a moment of need in the kitchen I though it would be the perfect ingredient – it was, but I’d no idea how much I’d enjoy the remaining 2/3rds of a bottle. Medium yellow. The nose is a not unpleasant cocktail of sweet, ripe fruits with a nutty nod towards Meursault. The palate, however, nods in the direction of Puligny with balance, nice acidity and more than enough fruit to carry into a graceful finish. I bought more…
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