Frederic Magnien Gevrey-Chambertin 2005

Gevrey-Chambertin is the largest of the great communes of the Cote de Nuits, and competes with Vosne-Romanee for the title of the most important pinor noir village.  It is located here:


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This wine though was my first non-pleasing 2005. It had a rather "rubber like" aroma, but the palate was better with some acidity and cherries. I suspect I will need to re-taste this wine. 80 points.

Source: retail

Price: $130
Burgundy
June 30, 2010
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