Old but still drinkable – the Mazis Chambertin 1978 from Alfred Martin is old, delicate and fragile but still worth tasting. In the bouquet raspberries, coffee, red currant and a slight orange peel. It’s delicate with the finesse of a good terroir, but is lacking intensity. On the palate same story, lovely balance with delicate fruit aromas, but lacking some depth and intensity in the fruit – taste like it’s been quite heavily filtered. A good and refined old burgundy – in slight decline but still a pleasure.
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Alfred Martin, Mazis Chambertin 1978 October 6, 2012
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