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November 9, 2010

MNSC Burgundy Trip Day 4: Bruno Clair

Visit to Bruno Clair in Marsannay.  Maître de chai Philippe Brun conducted the tasting.

2009 Bruno Clair Marsannay Grasses Têtes - soft, fruity and spicy.

2009 Bruno Clair Marsannay Longeroies - a little tigher, with a longer finish.

2009 Bruno Clair Chambolle-Musigny Les Véroilles - softer, more open and feminine.  Strawberry notes.

2009 Bruno Clair Morey-Saint-Denis Rouge En la rue de Vergy - black fruits, spices, sweet like cotton candy.  Pretty nice.

2009 Bruno Clair Vosne-Romanée Les Champs Perdrix - a much bigger wine, with mint and potpourri notes.

2009 Bruno Clair Savigny-les-Beaune 1er Cru La Dominode - bigger and sweeter nose with caramel, mint and spices.

2009 Bruno Clair Gevrey-Chambertin - minty and pretty big on the nose.  Harder tannins.

2009 Bruno Clair Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos de Fonteny - sweet caramel, mint and alcoholic on the nose.  Softer on the palate.

2009 Bruno Clair Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Petite Chapelle - minty with black fruits.  Grippy on the palate but acidic at the same time.

2009 Bruno Clair Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Cazetiers - fruity and sweet, with a bit of mint.

2009 Bruno Clair Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos Saint-Jacques - prunes and leather, a little alcoholic.

2009 Bruno Clair Chambertin Clos de Beze - nose was more ripe, open and complex.  Sweet, minty with exotic spices.  Can feel the tannins but not grippy.

2009 Bruno Clair Bonnes Mares - nose was more floral, forest and sweet.

2006 Bruno Clair Gevrey-Chambertin 1er Cru Clos Saint-Jacques - a really lovely wine.  Ripe fruits, soft with Asian spices.

2009 Bruno Clair Corton-Charlemagne - green apple, minerals, flint, sweet with a bit of lemon.  Beautiful.

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