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Reviews 95 points Wine Advocate "The 2020 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Veroilles unwinds in the glass with aromas of sweet red berries, plums and mulberries mingled with hints of licorice, spices and rose petals. Medium to full-bodied, it's deep, layered and concentrated, with a rich core of fruit, powdery tannins and a long, saline finish. (WK)" 93-95 points Vinous "The 2020 Chambolle-Musigny Les Veroilles 1er Cru has the richest bouquet with traces of cassis and raspberry fruit, intermixed with violet petals. This is showy and generous. The palate is medium-bodied with succulent sweet and fleshy candied red fruit, almost like a sorbet-fresh Grenache, but it is most definitly Pinot with a beautiful silky finish. (NM)"
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The Domaine's portfolio brims with variety, featuring an ensemble of eleven Premier Cru bottlings and meticulously crafted Bourgogne and village wines from Chambolle-Musigny's elite terroirs. Hailed as a "master class in the Premier Crus of Chambolle-Musigny," the wines are celebrated for their finesse, purity, and elegant expressions of terroir.
Spread across 5.86 hectares within Chambolle and adjacent Gilly-les-Citeaux, Barthod's vineyards thrive in a landscape characterized by limestone gravel and scanty topsoil, a terroir configuration that imbues the wines with their celebrated finesse and delicacy. The vineyards, with an average vine age of over 30 years, yield moderate harvests due to rigorous pruning and occasional green harvesting.
Notable parcels include Fuées, Cras, Baudes, and Veroilles that echo facets of the neighboring Grand Cru Bonnes Mares and the recently acquired Aux Combottes. The centrally positioned Charmes amalgamate the quintessence of Chambolle, while Beaux Bruns and Châtelots offer intriguing counterpoints to each other.
Barthod adheres to traditional vinification techniques, including partial destemming and the exclusive use of natural yeasts, which encourage an initial maceration period varying from 2 to 5 days. Post-fermentation, the wines mature for about 20 months in small barrels, with 20% to 25% being new. This meticulous process results in wines of profound age-worthiness that promise an immersive exploration of Chambolle-Musigny's distinct terroir.