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  • n. A grand cru Burgundy wine from part of Gevrey-Chambertin, France.


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  • They are: Charmes-Chambertin, Chapelle-Chambertin, Griotte-Chambertin, Latricieres- Chambertin, Mazis-Chambertin, Mazoyeres-Chambertin, Ruchottes-Chambertin and Le Chambertin, with a tiny walled part of the Chambertin vineyard called Chambertin "Clos de Beze".

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  • Running through the middle is the N74, or the route des Grands Cru , which passes through 24 of the area's 33 grand cru wine regions, taking in such names as Chambertin, Clos de Vougeot and Roman é e-Conti.

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  • In Marcel Rouff's classic French novel "The Passionate Epicure," the protagonist wows his dinner guests by floating artichoke hearts "… like treasure islands … laden with a butter-fried-stuffing in which carps 'roes and mushrooms were mashed up together with cream" atop the broth and serves the dish along with an entire foie gras poached in Chambertin.

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  • Clos des Ducs is one of the benchmark wines of Burgundy, more powerful than the typical Volnay but more delicate than, say, a Chambertin, and is capable of aging and improving for decades.

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  • The terroir The most famous Pinot Noirs hail from the region of Burgundy in France — Roman é e Conti, Chambertin, and Richebourg are premium Grand Cru heavyweights.

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  • The reds include a delicate Cote de Nuit Villages 2007 ($27) and an earthy, mushroomy Gevrey-Chambertin Les Crais 2006 ($58), as well as a velvety Volnay 2006 Premier Cru Les Santenot ($62).

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  • “Did you finish your equations?” she asked, accepting a glass of French Chambertin.

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  • Check out his older posts, "Ami du Chambertin..are you ready to Rock?"

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  • The 90-point score, which Burghound awarded to the 1993 Dominique Laurent “Ruchottes” Chambertin, equates to the 94 and 96 points that Parker and Wine Spectator gave to the same wine, respectively.

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  • Earlier this year, Maison Jean-Claude Boisset became the first to do away with corks on a grand cru red burgundy, sealing half its $200-a-bottle 2005 Chambertin with screw caps.

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