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Domaine Camus-Bruchon, 2018 Savigny-Lès-Beaune, 1er Cru, Les Narbantons



Vintage

2018

Region

FranceBurgundyCôte de Beaune

Appellation

Savigny-Lès-Beaune, 1er Cru

Cuvée

Les Narbantons

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Vinification

Unfined & Unfiltered, Indigenous yeast fermented, Concrete Vat Fermented, Barrel Aged

Soil Type

Chalky Limestone, Clay

94 pts-View from the Cellar-John Gilman

Narbantons, with its northeasterly exposition, was probably one of the more favored vineyards in the village in 2018, and the Camus-Bruchon version is stellar. The great nose wafts from the glass in a classic blend of cherries, a touch of fruitcake, red plums, gorgeous spice tones, gamebird, bonfire, dark soil tones and cedar. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and rock solid at the core, with ripe, buried tannins, excellent balance and grip and a very long, soil-driven and promising finish. Fine juice. 2030-2065.

 

90 pts-Burghound

A markedly ripe yet still reasonably fresh nose displays notes of spiced tea on the red and dark currant-scented nose. The succulent and lavishly rich medium-bodied flavors are shaped by slightly more phenolically mature tannins on the ever-so-mildly sweet finish. I suspect the sweetness will gradually fade away in time. – Allen Meadows

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