2009 Domaine Camus-Bruchon, Savigny-Les-Beaune AC Red Burgundy, France.
Camus-Bruchon makes some outstanding classically styled Burgundy wines and while on the old school traditional side, these wines are interesting and easy to admire. This 2009 Savigny-Les-Beaune shows the hedonistic side of the vintage with heady fruit, meaty fullness and lengthy finish and can be enjoyed now and for the next 5 to 10 years. The nose starts with hints of dried flowers, rose oil, game, truffle and a touch of mineral to go with raspberry/red berry fruit leading to a palate of cherry, plum and cranberry fruits, grilled meat, anise and loamy earth notes. The acidity is laid back and there are some tannins present in this well crafted Pinot Noir from Savigny-Les-Beaune in the Cote de Beaune area of Burgundy. Domaine Camus-Bruchon has made some stunners in both 2009 and 2010 and they are wines worth searching out, especially this superb 2009 Savigny-Les-Beaune that delivers big time for a fair price.
($35 Est.) 93 Points, grapelive
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