Intense aromas on the nose. Structured - though notexcessively - and with lovely fleshiness, this is a sumptuous wine. Very good ageing potential.
Wine Advocate 88 points - The 2012 Chambertin Clos-de-Beze Grand Cru comes from a single hectare of vines. It has a ravishing floral bouquet with mulberry, blackberry and boysenberry jam nose. The palate is medium-bodied with a ripe entry, good acidity, yet the mid-palate feels a little too solid and it is missing the tension of the Chappelle-Chambertin. If truth be told, I find this Clos-de-Beze par for the course. (Feb 2014)