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1999 Dominique Laurent Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru

FRANCE / BURGUNDY / GEVREY-CHAMBERTIN
  • 91 WA
  • 96 IWC
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir
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SKU: 46730-1999-750

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$139.95

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 96

    Ruby-red. Profound aromas of black cherry, dark chocolate and violet. Superripe and thick in the mouth, with sauvage flavors of black fruits, mocha, iron and game. Velvety and seamless. Finishes with ripe, oak-enhanced tannins and a note of dark chocolate.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: March/April 2001
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 91

    Tasted at the Denis Bachelet dinner at Quality Chop House. The Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru 1999 from Dominique Laurent has a rich, ripe, mulberry and briary-scented bouquet that displays commendable intensity. Typical of Laurent's style, it is rounded and sensual, quite plush in the mouth. It is slightly lower in acidity vis-a-vis the Charmes-Chambertin from Denis Bachelet and misses some precision on the finish, but the length on this suave Grand Cru should be appreciated.
    Author: Neal Martin
  • Burghound | Rating: 91

    While there is a bit of unintegrated wood present, it's not enough to really detract from the otherwise pretty and solidly complex earth and game suffused red berry fruit aromas that reflect only a touch of secondary development, which is not all that surprising given the large format. The still relatively firmly structured flavors possess good size and weight as well as mid-palate concentration and culminate in an attractively long finish. I would be inclined to hold this for another 6 to 10 years and it should be well worth the wait.
    Author: Allen Meadows
  • Self | Rating: 90

    Gobs of new wood but a very pleasant example of Charmes in a super year
    Author: Reed D
Dominique Laurent is a former pastry chef who, with the 1993 vintage, began producing handcrafted wines. He believes in a non-interventionist style of winemaking which aims to maintain the purity of fruit and reveal the character of the terroir. He has several categories of wines which include the regional Bourgogne Passetoutgrains and Bourgogne Rouge, the Cuvee Tradition (lighter style wines village wines), Grande Cuvee (village wines from old vines), and 1er and Grand Crus.

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Collector Data For This Wine

  • 329 bottles owned
  • 29 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 90
    (Out of 29 collectors)