International Wine Cellar | Rating: 88($244) Good red-ruby color. Dark raspberry, minerals, chocolate and mocha on the nose; more vibrant than the Fuees. Then full, broad and dense, if a bit musclebound today. Not a particularly sweet style-or is this simply closed? Finishes with substantial dusty tannins and a slightly roasted, chocolatey character.Author: Stephen TanzerIssue: March/April 2006
Burghound | Rating: 89Elegant red berry fruit notes and while this is ripe, it's less '03 in style than the prior two wines. The powerful flavors are round, delicious and sweet with dusty mouth coating tannins and a punchy, rather firm finish. This carries good definition for the vintage yet it's generous in the mouth and rather forward for a young Bonnes Mares though it will certainly age.Author: Allen MeadowsIssue: 1st Quarter, 2006
Wine Advocate | Rating: 93Intense aromas of sweet blueberries, cherries, and violets are found in the nose of the 2003 Bonnes Mares. Broad, rich, lush, and satin-textured, this medium-bodied wine has admirable depth of fruit, exquisite ripeness, and a long, supple finish.Author: Pierre Rovani
Jancis Robinson | Rating: 17Notes of cheesiness and veg on the nose ? quite different from the Chambolle with more marked acidity. Real texture and race but still that amazing sweetness, plus a certain jewelly texture. Still quite light for a grand cru but clear and bright.Author: Jancis Robinson
Burgundy is home to some of the greatest and most expensive wines in the world. Stretching from Auxerre in the north to Lyon in the south, the region's most famous section is the limestone-rich Côte d'Or. Vineyards in Burgundy are classified according to their locations on the hillsides. Only 2% of total production is from grand cru sites, while premier cru and village-level wines are more common. It is rare for one domaine to own an entire vineyard; rather the land has been divided down to individual rows, in some cases as a result of inheritance laws. While other varieties can be found in Burgundy, and reign supreme. The best examples are capable of aging for 15 years or more, a rarity for these two varieties, making them highly valuable.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 82 bottles owned
- 17 collectors