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2012 Frederic Magnien Gevrey Chambertin 'Clos de Beze' Grand Cru

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Here is one of the deepest, most profound crus in all of Burgundy. Burghound loved its "beautifully nuanced aromas of red and dark berry fruit liqueur scents that have background notes of exotic tea and sandalwood. There is a beguiling richness and fine size, weight and punch." - Burghound

Tanzer flipped for its "Alluring perfume of raspberry, rose petal and high-toned cardamom spice. Broad, rich, dense and fine-grained yet somehow weightless, displaying powerful mineral support to its red berry and exotic spice flavors." Truly Grand Cru juice from Fred Magnien!

 
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Frédéric Magnien is one of Burgundy’s most talented native sons. The fifth generation of a winemaking lineage born in the charming village of Morey-Saint-Denis, he produces a mind-boggling array of wines – as many as 50 separate bottlings in some years. His standards are maniacal. He’s been known to ride his bike to vineyards with a picnic lunch just to sit down and watch his growers tend their grapes. He offers a premium for the fruit so they’ll do things his way, and he wants them to know he’s paying full attention at every turn. Then it’s onto his cellar with rows of small-batch fermentation tanks and random tiny bins that seem barely capable of holding fruit. Dozens and dozens of lots from Chablis to Corton bubbling away as the mad scientist does what he was born to do. We keep going buying and recommending his wines for a very simple reason: He’s really, really good at his job.

About Frederic Magnien
Item Code:
1WFMA12IR3CB
Wine Type:
Red Wine
Winemaker:
Frédéric Magnien
Country:
France
Varietal:
Pinot Noir
Appellation:
Burgundy
Sub-Appellation:
Chambertin
Vineyard:
Clos de Beze
Total Varietal Composition in %:
100% Pinot Noir
Measure:
750 ML BOTTLE

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