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2017 Louis Jadot Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru "Les Amoureuses" (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1431453 93-95 points Vinous

Outer quote mark The 2017 Chambolle-Musigny Les Amoureuses 1er Cru has a charming bouquet of red berry fruit infused with orange pith and hints of nougat. There is real intensity to this Les Amoureuses, equal to that of the Bonnes-Mares. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannin, beautifully integrated oak, lovely depth and a hint of dark chocolate on the lactic finish. It will take time for everything to meld together, but this feels very assured even at such a premature stage. (NM) Inner quote mark (1/2019)

91-94 points Allen Meadows - Burghound

Outer quote mark There is a whisper of wood sitting atop the very cool, airy and restrained aromas of plum liqueur, cherry, spice, and a variety of floral scents. Consistent with the nose the middle weight and even more intensely mineral-driven flavors are restrained and chiseled while displaying first-rate persistence on the bitter chocolate-inflected finish. This needs to develop more depth but if it does this could well be outstanding in time. Inner quote mark (4/2019)

91-93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Outer quote mark There are two and a half barrels of the 2017 Chambolle-Musigny 1er Cru Les Amoureuses (Domaine Louis Jadot), a wine that saw some whole-cluster fermentation this year. Exhibiting aromas of raspberries, orange rind, dried flowers and creamy new oak, it's medium to full-bodied, supple and satiny, with fine but youthfully firm tannins and a long, precise finish. It was quite marked by its wood when I tasted it, but I suspect that will have settled down by the time it's bottled. (WK) Inner quote mark (1/2019)

K&L Notes

93-96 points Jasper Morris for Inside Burgundy: "More pink purple and slightly racier nose, fresh raspberry and some alpine strawberry too. This is beautifully lifted, with a sweet fruit character that is very Amoureuses while the small amount of whole bunch seems to stretch out the finish. Lovely lingering aftertaste. All in delicacy but it certainly stretches out too."

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