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1996 Domaine Claude Dugat Griotte-Chambertin Grand Cru

  • 100 WA
  • 98 WS
  • 96 IWC
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir

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SKU: 51370-1996-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 96

    Deep ruby. Sweeter, more floral aromas of black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice. Like liquid velvet in the mouth, but urgent and firm edged. Great density, sweetness and precision. Finishes with an explosion of sweet fruit, but I'm not sure this is any longer than the Charmes. Last year I marginally preferred the Charmes, despite my normal preference for the Griottes; today it hard to pick a favorite.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: March/April 1999
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    It would take a writer of Shakespeare's eloquence to do justice to this wine. It has a deep ruby/purple color and spiritual aromas of raspberry and cherry jam, violets, perfume, and Asian spices. Its aromatic purity, definition, and depth were so captivating that I feared the palate could not match up. Wrong! An explosion of satin-laced fruit greeted my tongue. Layer upon layer of perfectly ripened, sweet and jammy cherries, candied violets, roses, and blueberries provided a levitating experience. For minutes I could neither see nor feel my surroundings - nor did I care to - as this wine took my senses hostage. It is velvety, supple, powerful, stylish, refined, concentrated, and possesses the backbone (as silky as can be imagined!) to allow this heavenly offering to evolve magnificently. Its awesomely long finish has loads of fruit-drowned, soft, and round tannins. As I looked across the room (he had gone off to stand with some friends), my eyes met Claude Dugat's - he smiled.
    Author: Pierre Rovani
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 98

    Young red Burgudy doesn't get much silkier than this. Full-bodied, it melts in the mouth, showing great refinement and class as it delivers soft flavor cushions of cassis, griottes and wild berries, some subtle toasted accents. A mineral, grilled meat subtext contributes to this great, velvety '96, with its gently intense finish. Tempting now.
    Author: Per-Henrik Mansson
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  • Located in Gevrey Chambertin, Domaine Claude Dugat is one of Burgundy's premiere producers. Claude is cousin to Bernard Dugat, who also makes wine under his own label, Dugat-Py. The Domaine Claude Dugat wines are concentrated, exhibiting rich, elegant fruit.

    See other similar producers:Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue,Domaine Meo-Camuzet,Domaine de la Romanee Conti

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 46 bottles owned
    • 12 collectors