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Champy Beaune Vieilles-Vignes Pinot Noir 2008 Wine Review

Champy Beaune Vieilles-Vignes Pinot Noir 2008

Champy Beaune Vieilles-Vignes Pinot Noir 2008

A.C., Burgundy, France

Community Score: 2.3/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $28.95

Drink: 2012-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 12.6%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Champy Beaune

Agent: H.H.D. Imports

Product: 726406

More Vintages: 1999   Add New Vintage

Natalie's Score: 92/100

More earthy and smoky, less fruity than the other Champy pinot in this release, but no less spectacular. These are amazing wines for the price point: so vibrant and beautifully structured yet medium-bodied liquid silk that slides down ever so easily. There's a lovely hazelnut smoke on the finish. This is my personal favourite and I'll be buying a lot of it. Yay!

Pinot Noir food pairings: beef bourguignon, coq au vin.

This was reviewed February 18, 2012 by

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