2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Ruchottes Chambertin

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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BH 93
BH 93

Burghound, January 2022

Subtle but perceptible wood influence can be found on the spicier still and more elegant aromas of purple fruit, truffle and pretty floral wisps. There is excellent verve to the intense, and intensely stony, flavors that...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country France
Region Burgundy
Sub-region Cote de Nuits
Appellation Gevrey Chambertin
Sub-appellation Ruchottes Chambertin
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to the exquisite 2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Ruchottes Chambertin. This wine, crafted with utmost care and precision, is a true testament to the beauty and complexity of Burgundy's Pinot Noir.

In the glass, this red elixir presents an alluring ruby hue, captivating the eye with its radiant allure. With each swirl, the aromas gracefully emerge, revealing a symphony of scents that are both tantalizing and enchanting. Subtle but perceptible wood influence can be found, adding a delicate touch to the spicier notes of purple fruit, truffle, and pretty floral wisps. This wine is a true olfactory delight, inviting you to delve deeper into its captivating bouquet.

On the palate, the 2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Ruchottes Chambertin showcases its true mastery. The flavors are intense and vibrant, displaying an excellent verve and energy. The wine dances on the tongue, revealing layers of complexity and a remarkable sense of balance. The intensity of the stony flavors is truly remarkable, providing a unique and thrilling experience for the senses. The long and lingering finish leaves a lasting impression, showcasing the wine's remarkable finesse and elegance.

This is a wine that begs for patience and rewards extended cellaring. While it is already a delight to savor now, it has the potential to evolve and develop further with time. The 2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Ruchottes Chambertin is a true gem from Burgundy's Cote de Nuits, a testament to the craftsmanship and dedication of its producer.

I am pleased to inform you that esteemed wine critic Burghound has awarded this wine an impressive score of 93. Their tasting note highlights the wine's excellent verve, intense flavors, and impressive length. This is a wine that truly deserves your attention and admiration.

So, my dear wine enthusiasts, indulge in the splendor of the 2020 Domaine Frederic Esmonin Ruchottes Chambertin. Let it transport you to the rolling hills of Burgundy, where the art of winemaking is elevated to its highest form. Cheers!