The days are numbered for interesting and available 2016 red Burgundies. The vintage is great; fleshy, forward and really compelling for those that like their Pinots on the sexier side. But production was down 50% in some appellations. It didn’t take long for the really good stuff to fly out the door. The late releases from producers like Camille Giroud are just in time to temporarily fill the void in the 2016 market. Camille Giroud, a venerable estate in Burgundy, founded in the middle of the 19th century and famous for making incredibly long-living wines was purchased byAnne Colgin from Napa bought the estate some years ago. Recent vintages have been nothing short of superb. You are going to want these.
The 2016 Gevrey-Chambertin is a brilliant, dark ruby color to its core, with an expressive, complex nose that just blasts from the glass. High-toned and intensely fruity with an undercurrent of earthy goodness, its finish is long and stony, a classic Gevrey-Chambertin.
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Recent vintages such as this 2016 have been nothing short of superb. You are going to want this.
It’s a wonderful glass to enjoy on its own or with a nice piece of salmon or beef.